TITLE

Get ready for complex needs of new Medicaid population

PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Nov2010, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses complex possibilities that might be included in Medicaid coverage. A survey of some states in the U.S. reveals uninsured childless adults who are under the poverty line and are vulnerable to health risks. Cases on behavioral health and substance abuse needs are also eyed for the expansion coverage. It notes that states should have an effective system in place to cover the new beneficiaries.
ACCESSION #
55251233

 

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