TITLE

Funding issues remain unresolved

AUTHOR(S)
Wechsler, Jill
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Managed Healthcare Executive;Aug2010, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
52595217

 

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