Moody s Dropped Five N.Y. Counties and Gave Seven Negative Outlooks This Year
- AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 MONTHS: THE HEALTH SYSTEM IN THE 1990S. // OECD Economic Surveys: New Zealand;May2002, Vol. 2002 Issue 8, p124
Focuses on public expenditures on medical care in New Zealand in the 1990s. Structures under which the nation's health system operated; Impact of the creation of the Health Funding Authority; Benefits from the reintroduction of district health boards.
- Medicaid: HCFA Reversed Its Position and Approved Additional State Financing Schemes: GAO-02-147. // GAO Reports;10/30/2001, p1
Some states have taken advantage of the flexibility that Congress built into the Medicaid program by devising schemes that inappropriately boost the federal share of program expenditures. These schemes were adding billions of dollars a year to federal Medicaid costs without the states paying...
- Expenditures on education and health care and poverty in rural China. GUSTAFSSON, Bj�rn; LI, Shi // China Economic Review (1043951X);Sep2004, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p292
Household health and education expenditures have increased rapidly in rural China. Based on data from households in 18 provinces in 1988 and in 1995, we investigate how such expenditures affect poverty assessments. After accounting for these expenditures, we cannot state that poverty decreased...
- State Fiscal Report Highlights Medicaid. // Policy & Practice (19426828);Mar2005, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p9
Reports that the National Governors Association and the National Association of State Budget Officers have released a paper, highlighting the effect of health spending on U.S. state fiscal situations. Revenue collections; State spending on Medicaid.
- Health Spending Growth Slows In 2003. Smith, Cynthia; Cowan, Cathy; Sensenig, Art; Catlin, Aaron // Health Affairs;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p185
The pace of health spending growth slowed in 2003 for the first time in seven years, driven in part by a slowdown in public spending growth. U.S. health care spending rose 7.7 percent in 2003, much slower than the 9.3 percent growth in 2002. Financial constraints on the Medicaid program and the...
- Value for money and public spending. // OECD Economic Surveys: Norway;Feb2012, Vol. 2012 Issue 5, p43
The article examines the importance of efficiency and value for money in public spending in Norway. An overview of its public spending is provided with emphasis on areas where it can be more cost-effective, like school education, health spending, and sickness and disability benefit schemes. The...
- US spends most on care, ranks last in health. Mayer, Kathryn // Benefits Selling;Jul2011, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p16
The article explains that the U.S. expenditure for health at 7,500 U.S. dollars per person is equal to 16% of gross domestic product (GDP) but still ranked last on population health among 16 peer countries. It mentions the knowledge of health insurers that health care reform will not reduce but...
- Study: N.Y. still leads pack in per-capita Medicaid spending. // Business Journal (Central New York);11/9/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 45, p2
The article reports that New York State has resisted the national trend of decreasing Medicaid by boosting its expenditure on the government program by three percent between 2005 and 2006, as stated in the study report issued by The Business Council's Public Policy Institute on November 2, 2007....
- $10-billion increase. Sibbald, Barbara // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/21/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 13, p1673
Reports on an increase in health spending of several provinces of Canada for the 2005 to 2006 fiscal year. Comparison to health spending in the 2003 to 2004 fiscal year; Total amount of health spending for the 2005 to 2006 fiscal year; Predicted increase in federal spending.