McCaughey Proposals to Reform Medicaid Win Praise; Would Mandate Managed Care Coverage.


ALBANY, N.Y. (CNS) -- Lieutenant Governor-elect Elizabeth McCaughcy's Medicaid proposal, which includes $1.3 billion in Medicaid cuts, mandates that Medicaid recipients enroll in a managed care system and calls for tightening of the eligibility requirements for persons to receive Medicaid benefits, has been praised by Assemblyman Robert A. Stranicre (R-C-RTL-Richmond).

"Lieutenant Governor-elect Elizabeth McCaughey's program to reduce New York's oppressive Medicaid burden is sensible, realistic and achievable, and will provide a major contribution in reducing the projected $5 billion deficit that the Governor and the Legislature will have to address beginning next week," Stranicre said. "In addition, the plan as outlined will help Mayor...

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