TITLE

The fix is in for Medicaid

AUTHOR(S)
Loos, Ralph
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;5/2/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 18, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the response of healthcare providers to Medicaid spending reductions approved by the U.S. Congress in April 2005. Possible increase in actual Medicaid spending in 2006, according to the U.S. Congressional Budget Office; Challenges facing the establishment of an advisory commission that will study the funding of the Medicaid program in the country; Opposition of the U.S. Democrats to the spending reductions.
ACCESSION #
17179049

 

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