TITLE

What Happens After Reform Passes?

AUTHOR(S)
Serafini, Marilyn Werber
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
National Journal;10/10/2009, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the possible changes in the U.S. health care program. It stresses that if Congress pass a reform bill in 2009, implementation will automatically take place in 2010. According to the article, implementation responsibilities are likely to include expansion of Medicaid, the federal-state health care program for the poor and state and regional health insurance exchanges, among others.
ACCESSION #
44623403

 

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