GOP moves toward restoring immigrant Medicaid funds

Weissenstein, Eric
May 1997
Modern Healthcare;05/12/97, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p30
Trade Publication
Reports that in response to pressure from governors and provider groups, the Grand Old Party (Republicans) have agreed to restore as much as $4 billion in Medicaid benefits over a five year period for legal immigrants in the United States. Initial view held by the Republicans; How provider groups feel about the Republican stance; Significance of the issue to hospitals, in the area of compensation for care given; How the law could affect the medical care of immigrants.


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