Moody's: Rising Medicaid Costs Could Squeeze State Budgets

Vadum, Matthew
October 2000
Bond Buyer;10/25/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31003, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the effects of rising Medicaid costs on state budgets in the United States. Problems of states in balancing their budgets; Expansion of the economy and state revenues.


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