TITLE

Louisiana scrambles to settle Medicaid issues

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Sep2008, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the negotiations between Louisiana and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) after the state rejected a plan, backed by HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt, to restructure the state's charity care safety net by using some of the money that flows to the Louisiana State University (LSU)-run hospital system to buy private health insurance for low-income uninsured residents. It was noted that one key issue in the talks was the settlement of claims that the state owes the government for overspending in its Medicaid program.
ACCESSION #
34070707

 

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