TITLE

The little engine still can (If switched off the mainstream

AUTHOR(S)
Gonzales, William G.
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Summer98, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on Emily Friedman's article `Little Engine That Could: Medicaid at the Millennium.' Author's belief on how to make Medicaid more effective in achieving its original intent of providing healthcare for the poor; Basic essentials that need to be fixed in the Medicaid program; Objective of managed care.
ACCESSION #
931283

 

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