TITLE

Medicaid a lightweight when it comes to low-birth weight kids

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Apr2008, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study by Boston University researchers in Massachusetts which reveals that Medicaid is falling short in providing services for children in the U.S. with very low birth weight. The findings of the study also reinforce the concerns of the Institute of Medicine regarding the inadequate outcome data and health care services for pre-term infants. The study findings also support the importance of enrollment in the early Intervention Program for children with low birth weight.
ACCESSION #
31589051

 

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