TITLE

STATES STILL FACE TOUGH MEDICAID DECISIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Thrall, Terese Hudson
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2003, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates the difficulties faced by states in making decisions for their Medicaid programs. Information on some decisions made by states; Amount of Medicaid relief package passed by the U.S. Congress in June 2003; Coverage reduced by Texas as a result of Medicaid pay cuts.
ACCESSION #
10866505

 

Related Articles

  • Budget Plan Drops Medicaid Cuts, But Stalls In Senate.  // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Jul2004, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p63 

    Announces the approval of the fiscal budget for Medicaid of the U.S. government. Issue of reducing the amount of money allocated for Medicaid; Lack of a multi-year extension of pay-as-you-go budget enforcement rules; Compliance of companies with federal workplace safety rules.

  • Uninsured Adults With Chronic Conditions Or Disabilities: Gaps In Public Insurance Programs. Pizer, Steven D.; Frakt, Austin B.; Iezzoni, Lisa I. // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 28 Issue 6, pw1141 

    Among nonelderly U.S. adults (ages 25-61), uninsurance rates increased from 13.7 percent in 2000 to 16.0 percent in 2005. Despite the existence of public insurance programs, rates remained high for low-income people reporting serious health conditions (25 percent across years) or disabilities...

  • A Northeast Wind for National Health Care Reform? Lincoln, Stephen D. // Journal of Financial Service Professionals;Nov2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p20 

    The article presents information about the health care reforms instituted by the state of Massachusetts in 2006. The reforms are being looked at as a possible template for national health care reform by some. The reform consists of an expansion of Medicaid, a new state-sponsored insurance...

  • Medicaid:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p136 

    An encyclopedia entry for "Medicaid" is presented. It is the U.S. government program specifically designed to provide medical services to the needy and medically needy. Medicaid operates through the grants awarded to every state. The program is managed by the U.S. Health Care Financing...

  • Wide divide on Medicaid budget. McChesney, Charles // Business Journal (Central New York);2/25/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p1B 

    Reports that New York Governor George Pataki has proposed a Medicaid budget that is hoped to help the state's counties control spending, while maintaining the best health-care system in the world. Organization of more than 550 non-profit and public hospitals, nursing homes, home-care agencies...

  • Understanding The Current Population Survey's Insurance Estimates And The Medicaid 'Undercount'. Klerman, Jacob A.; Davern, Michael; Call, Kathleen Thiede; Lynch, Victoria; Ringel, Jeanne D. // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 28 Issue 6, pw991 

    The widely cited Census Bureau estimates of the number of uninsured people, based on the Current Population Survey, probably overstate the number of uninsured people. This is because of a Medicaid "undercount": Fewer people report to survey takers that they're covered by Medicaid than program...

  • Making the Case for LTCI. Okumura, Kirk // Advisor Today;Jun2008, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p24 

    The article discusses the significance of long term care insurance (LTCI) in the U.S. as a financing option to retirees needing long term care. It suggests that financial planners need to stress to clients that Medicaid is not the way to finance long-term care. Clients also need to know they...

  • Expanding Medicaid Options for Pregnant Women and Their Children.  // American Journal of Public Health;Mar1989, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p352 

    The article presents the policy statement of the American Public Health Association concerning Medicaid option of pregnant women as well as their children. In response to the fact that most childbearing women in the country belongs to the class having an income falling below the poverty level...

  • What Happens After Reform Passes? Serafini, Marilyn Werber // National Journal;10/10/2009, p6 

    The article discusses the possible changes in the U.S. health care program. It stresses that if Congress pass a reform bill in 2009, implementation will automatically take place in 2010. According to the article, implementation responsibilities are likely to include expansion of Medicaid, the...

  • Outcomes for Medicaid beneficiaries with schizophrenia under a prepaid mental health carve-out. Manning, Willard G.; Liu, Chuan-Fen; Manning, W G; Liu, C F; Stoner, T J; Gray, D Z; Lurie, N; Popkin, M; Christianson, J B // Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research;Nov99, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p442 

    This study examines the impact of a mental health carve-out program in Utah on mental health status of Medicaid beneficiaries with schizophrenia. Three community mental health centers contracted to provide mental health care for all Medicaid beneficiaries in their service areas under managed...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics