TITLE

GOP moves toward restoring immigrant Medicaid funds

AUTHOR(S)
Weissenstein, Eric
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;05/12/97, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9705234104

 

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