A Call for Coverage

Pollack, Rick
April 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Apr2007, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p90
Trade Publication
The article reports on the formation of the Health Coverage Coalition for the Uninsured (HCCU) by the American Hospital Association (AHA). According to the author, the groups that formed the coalition set aside political and ideological differences to create a two-pronged proposal calling for both public and private initiatives to expand coverage. The second phase of the HCCU plan gives U.S. states the flexibility and funds needed to expand Medicaid eligibility.


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