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House lawmakers to receive briefings next week

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - House Speaker Greg Stumbo has scheduled
two days of meeting for lawmakers ahead of next month's legislative
session for briefings on issues regarding budget development and
managed care within the Medicaid program.
Stumbo spokesman Brian Wilkerson said the briefings are set for
Tuesday and Wednesday in the House chamber. All 100 state
representatives have been invited.
At the top of the agenda for the legislative session that begins
on Jan. 3 is adoption of a two-year state budget. Medicaid is among
the most expensive programs in the budget, and a managed care plan
has been developed to help control costs.
Legislative and executive branch experts will lead the
briefings.


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