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August 26, 2014 7:24 PM

Some states propose compact to give them free hand in running health care programs

Kansas and Missouri are among nine states that have passed Health Care Compact legislation, endorsing an interstate agreement that would remove participating states from federal Medicare and Medicaid regulation. But all interstate compacts require congressional approval, and that’s an iffy proposition.

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