Funding issues remain unresolved

Wechsler, Jill
August 2010
Managed Healthcare Executive;Aug2010, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p4
Trade Publication
The article focuses on health care funding issues in which a decrease in federal budget for health programs remains unsettled in the U.S. It states that a 5 billion-dollar federal fund allocated for 21 states in the country is expected to insufficiently cover the estimated 350,000 participants for the next two years. It notes employers' effort to gain from state funds and cover the cost of health benefits for employees and keep grandfathered status for company-sponsored health plans.


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