TITLE

ALABAMA

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Campaigns & Elections (1996);Dec2007, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the condition of Medicaid in Alabama. Based on the article, the state's politicians are in a tizzy over Medicaid numbers. State leaders have said there is a shortfall from anywhere between $199 million and $600 million. Members of two state legislative joint committees have criticized the Medicaid office over the matter.
ACCESSION #
28006341

 

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