TITLE

Child restraints

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Richard A.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);4/4/2005, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that low federal reimbursement rates and proposed cuts to the Medicaid program have administrators worried about the future of approximately 250 Children's Hospitals in the United States. Children's Hospital of New Orleans is projected to lose more than $18 million on Medicaid-provided services through 2005 due to low reimbursement rates. In the past five years the cost of Medicaid has risen 40 percent from $235 billion to $329 billion on medical inflation and an increase in the number of uninsured.
ACCESSION #
16683096

 

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