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Medicaid: Cut the ‘fat’ without a scalpel

By: Magnolia Tribune - April 11, 2007

The Clarion-Ledger Editorial, 4/10/7

House Bill 528, approved this session and awaiting Gov. Haley Barbour’s signature, would authorize studying the feasibility of a pilot program.

Obesity is a major problem in Mississippi, and House Public Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Rep. Steve Holland, D-Plantersville, says paying for the surgeries could save taxpayer money in the long run.

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