Medicaid Cuts

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In a budget balancing move, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has accepted a set of proposals designed to save $2.3 billion from state Medicaid costs. Two members of the Medicaid Redesign Team, Assemblyman Dick Gottfried and Stephen Berger, discuss the recommendations. Plus, assessing the prospects of a government shutdown; New York Times film critic A.O. Scott recaps the Oscars; a policy change in how the kidney transplants list works; and is princess-mania a development stage or a marketing-induced craze?