TITLE

Federal help needed in state health care reform battle

AUTHOR(S)
Silva, Chris
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Sep2007, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the assertion of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) that state governments need the help of the federal government in implementing health care reforms. Devon Herrick, senior fellow at NCPA, is convinced that Medicaid is a convulated system of matching grants with multiple pots of money for many different purposes. He adds that states must be allowed to control all the funds and decide how best to provide care to their diverse population. In lieu of Medicaid, the NCPA supports a federally chartered insurance.
ACCESSION #
26601070

 

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