Cash-strapped states forced to tighten Medicaid, SCHIP belts; look to feds to chip in

November 2004
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Nov2004, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p79
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Presents the results of a survey on the uninsured population in the U.S. done by several insurance agencies in October 2004. Increase in the number of uninsured citizens; Growth of the population of people enrolling in Medicaid program since 1996; Efforts of the government to reduce health care spending among the residents; Steps taken by the states to restrict enrollment and coverage for children.


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