Health Care for the Poor: Medicaid at 35
- Medicaid Cuts and Attempts to Eliminate Insurance Coverage for Diabetes Needs Threaten the Lives of Our Patients. Kaufman, Francine Ratner // Clinical Diabetes;Spring2003, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p76
One of the greatest risks to doctors and patients with diabetes is the threat related to the potential loss of guaranteed health insurance coverage of diabetes supplies and services. Because of severe budgetary constraints, many U.S. state-run Medicaid programs are attempting to eliminate...
- Welfare reform, business attitudes jeopardize workers' health care. Cassil, Alwyn // AHA News;10/14/96, Vol. 32 Issue 41, p3
Reports on two new studies which show that new low-wage workers in the United States stand to lose access to health care as welfare reform moves them off Medicaid at a time when businesses are reconsidering their commitment to providing health insurance. Dismal picture of access and coverage...
- Medicaid: 35 Years of Service. Provost, Christie; Hughes, Paul // Health Care Financing Review;Fall2000, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p141
Since its inception in 1965, Medicaid enrollment and expenditures have grown substantially. In addition, the program has evolved as Federal and State governments balance social, economic, and political factors affecting this and other public assistance programs. This article presents an overview...
- State Medicaid Programs Offering Personal Care Services. // Health Care Financing Review;Summer2001, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p155
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- FOR THE UNINSURED, THE RECESSION IS PAINFUL. Serafini, Marilyn Werber // National Journal;12/1/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 48, p3690
Reports the increase in the number of uninsured people in the United States in 2001. Reasons for the increase; Health programs that face funding decreases from state health officials; Comments of state officials interviewed for the Kaiser Commission's report.
- Medicaid Disconnect Between Leaders and Voters in South. Rhodan, Maya // Tennessee Tribune;6/6/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p9B
The reflects on the divided views of the people on the changing provisions of the Medicaid in the U.S.
- Poor economy means poorest Americans face health care cuts. Korcok, Milan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/16/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 8, p1079
Reports that many state legislatures in the United States are cutting Medicaid benefits. Impact of a recession and rising medical costs; Use of Medicaid by low income Americans; Similarities between Medicaid and Canada's health system.
- Making the transition to 5010 and ICD-10. GILBERT, BILL // Medical Economics;12/10/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 23, p42
The article offers information on changes in the medical billing and coding processes across the U.S. The transition from 4010A1 to 5010 for the electronic interchange of billing information will be effective from January 1, 2012, although on November 17, 2011, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and...
- Medicaid Expansions and the Insurance Coverage of Poor Teenagers. Leininger, Lindsey Jeanne // Health Care Financing Review;Fall2009, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p23
This article employs a comparison group research design to examine the effects of the Medicaid expansions of the late 1990s on the insurance coverage of poor teenagers. Results suggest that the expansions were associated with a decrease in the likelihood of poor teens experiencing uninsured...