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The leading Medicaid plan in the Senate

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

The Senate's current leading option for how to revise Medicaid is to phase out the Affordable Care Act's expansion more slowly than the House did, but grow a per-person funding cap at the same rate as the House bill, according to two GOP aides.

This isn't a final plan, but it is the recommendation Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made to Senate Republicans on Tuesday. One of the aides said members are still fighting over the growth rate. Conservatives have been calling for a lower rate, and moderates want an even longer glidepath away from the expansion than the one being proposed.