TITLE

Medicaid programs under the gun to get "No Wrong Door" up and running

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Dec2010, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the "No Wrong Door" system of health care in the U.S. which would allow individuals access to health care insurance and others at a single time. To determine how much work should be done, states should first consider their current eligibility and enrollment systems. John G. Folkemer, deputy secretary of health care financing at Maryland's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, said coming up with a system that does everything it has to do is the big challenge for the health care system.
ACCESSION #
56580209

 

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