Smoking penalties, ER fees, premiums on the poor: How states want to shrink Medicaid

Indiana hopes to make Medicaid enrollees pay a fee if they smoke cigarettes. Arizona wants to put a five-year limit on how long its poor residents can be enrolled in the program. And Kentucky wants families earning as little as $5,100 to pay Medicaid premiums – and to kick patients out of the program…

Source: Chicago tribune