Trump's budget plan could cut Medicaid and Medicare health services. Here's how

President Donald Trump’s federal budget plan for fiscal year 2021, which begins in October, includes close to $1 trillion in cuts to Medicaid that analysts say could hurt access to health insurance and care for the millions of people covered by the safety-net program.Politicians have tried for years to tamp down Medicaid costs, though soon after he took office, Trump said he would not cut the program.Medicare — which covers seniors and the disabled — is a kind of third-rail to politicians wary of alienating a huge block of faithful voters. Trump has pledged to protect it too.“I’m not going to ...


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