In addition, while states are budgeting for modest increases in Medicaid spending next year, those expenditures are poised to increase in future years, he said. Health care costs are rising at a slower rate than in the past, but it is unclear how long that will last (Fletcher, 6/12). original article source

From: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130614/State-highlights-Budgets-reflect-modest-Medicaid-increases3b-Calif-health-care-companies-deal-with-data-breaches3b-Nevada-faces-patient-dumping-lawsuit.aspx