Some 1,500 Indiana Medicaid workers became employees of Affiliated Computer Services this week under the Medicaid privatization contract . . . but they may soon be under new management again. ACS founder Darwin Deason and Cerberus Capital Management, a private-equity fund, have proposed to buy ACS for about $6 billion. Former Vice President Dan Quayle (R) is a top Cerberus official.
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