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Washington state tries Medicare-Medicaid coordination

Washington State Capitol (Wikimedia Commons photo)
Washington State Capitol (Wikimedia Commons photo)

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's Medicaid program that gives free health insurance to the poor is working with the federal government on an experiment that is expected to save taxpayer dollars and improve services.

The new program would combine Medicaid with Medicare, which is the federal health insurance for older Americans.

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