TITLE

Budget backlash

AUTHOR(S)
DoBias, Matthew
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;2/12/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers observation on U.S. President George W. Bush's health care budget for 2008. The proposed budget is widely seen as being favorable to health plans, with provisions meant to expand the ranks of the covered while keeping plans under the Medicare Advantage program untouched. It also mentions that Medicare managed-care programs would get an estimated $84 billion.
ACCESSION #
24111433

 

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