Balancing Act

Serafini, Marilyn Werber
August 2005
National Journal;8/13/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 33-35, p2568
Focuses on the factors that influence U.S. state governments to eliminate or reduce Medicaid benefits and to impose premiums and other costs on beneficiaries. Actions taken by Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen to address the increasing cost of health care in the state; Challenges being faced by the Congress in managing the growth of federal spending on Medicaid from 2005 to 2010; Estimated Medicare spending in 2005.


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