TITLE

Many states in survival mode; cuts are likely

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Dec2008, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the impact of the economic downturn on the health care programs of several U.S. states as of December 2008. New York Governor David A. Paterson ordered spending cuts in state agency operations and asked the legislature to propose a plan of about $1.5 billion in budget cuts. The economic downturn has increased enrollment in Connecticut's Health Care for Uninsured Kids and Youth (HUSKY) program by 2% between September and October. It notes the preparations being made by Maine to implement cuts as revenues fail to meet forecasts.
ACCESSION #
35767011

 

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