TITLE

Medicaid May Be a Serious Threat To State Budgets, Officials Warn

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;9/23/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31725, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the impact of increasing Medicaid cost on state budgets in the U.S. Volatility of the economy; Failure of the state to allocate appropriate funds to cover Medicaid expenses; Reduction of the program spending.
ACCESSION #
10922447

 

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