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Medicaid funds can now to be used for food programs

Feb. 15, 2023

The Biden administration has started approving requests to use state Medicaid funds to pay for diet counseling, groceries and other efforts to address food insecurity as policymakers explore the benefits of "food as medicine" programs in improving overall health and reducing costs. Supporters say that using Medicaid funds for food programs will enhance Americans' overall health and result in fewer medical visits, better nutritional habits and less pressure on the country's health care system.
 Full Story: The Wall Street Journal (2/12),  National Review (2/13)