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- N.Y. Facing Dilemma Over Allocation Of $25 Billion Tobacco Settlement Funds. Barnes, Jennette // Insurance Advocate;03/06/99, Vol. 110 Issue 10, p24
Focuses on the problem facing New York State over allocation of the tobacco settlement funds. Amount of tobacco settlement that New York expects to receive; Plan to improve Medicaid; Status of medicaid free-for-service rates.
- Where states' tobacco money is going. Grier, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;9/1/99, Vol. 91 Issue 194, p3
Focuses on how the money from tobacco settlements is not being used for antismoking efforts, but are instead being used for everything from college loans to morgues.
- Waiting to exhale. Hicks, Chester // State Government News;Jun/Jul99, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p19
Reports that governors and legislators in the United States are considering how to spend the $206 billion tobacco settlement. First state to establish a formula for distributing money from the national settlement; Provisions under the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund passed by the...
- States Covet Tobacco Bounty for Education. Sandham, Jessica L. // Education Week;02/24/99, Vol. 18 Issue 24, p15
Reports on the plans of several states to use tobacco industry settlement payments in school programs. Proposal of Colorado Governor Bill Owens; Concerns on the plan; Complaints of health groups in Michigan.
- Tobacco Settlement Funds Sprinklers, Golf Carts and a Grease Trap. Podkul, Cezary // Pro Publica;Oct2014, p1
The article offers information on the money raised by New York's Niagara County from tobacco bonds. It states that the money did not go toward the health care costs of smoking as hoped by framers of the 1998 legal settlement with tobacco companies instead golf carts. computers. defibrillators....
- 70 MI hospitals join throng vying for tobacco money. Weinstock, Matthew // AHA News;12/21/98, Vol. 34 Issue 47, p4
Reports that Michigan hospitals will ask a county judge for a portion of the state's settlement funds for treating Medicaid patients with tobacco-related illnesses. Amount allotted for Michigan for 25 years as a result of settlement between the state's attorneys general and the tobacco...
- Counting on uncertain tobacco cash. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;02/09/98, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p3
Focuses on the budget proposal of United States President Bill Clinton which demands tobacco companies to provide money in federal revenues from 1999 to 2003 as part of a national settlement of tobacco litigation. Potential beneficiaries of the budget proposal; Objection of Grand Old Party...
- OTHER VOICES. // Modern Healthcare;1/7/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p19
The article presents an editorial on Connecticut's spending on tobacco prevention that appeared in the "Connecticut Post." Connecticut has received almost $1 billion as a result of a 1998 settlement with the tobacco industry, and spent most of that money on projects that had nothing to do with...
- Losses won't halt Texas tobacco money. Costello, Mary Ann // AHA News;4/1/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p2
Focuses on the tobacco settlement trust fund for unreimbursed health care expenses in Texas in 2002. Status of the trust fund; Procedure on how eligible hospitals, cities, and counties may get payment; Reaction from hospitals.