The Hill: States told they can use Medicaid to fight Zika

The Hill: States told they can use Medicaid to fight Zika

States can use Medicaid dollars to pay for tools to fight the Zika virus such as mosquito repellent and condoms, according to a new memo from the Obama administration.

The five-page letter, distributed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday, offers long-awaited guidance for states looking to bolster their response to the mosquito-borne virus without extra funding from Congress.... [Read more at The Hill]