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Medicaid politics : federalism, policy durability, and health reform

Author: Frank J Thompson
Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, ©2012.
Series: American governance and public policy.
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Medicaid, one of the largest federal programs in the United States, gives grants to states to provide health insurance for over 60 million low-income Americans. As private health insurance benefits have relentlessly eroded, the program has played an increasingly important role. Yet Medicaid?s prominence in the health care arena has come as a surprise. Many astute observers of the Medicaid debate have long claimed  Read more...
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Thompson, Frank J.
Medicaid politics.
Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2012003559
(OCoLC)774697257
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank J Thompson
ISBN: 1589019350 9781589019355
OCLC Number: 902947521
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 273 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Medicaid and the health care crucible --
Dodging the block grant bullet and other signs of resilience --
Beyond welfare medicine : the take-up challenge --
Government by waiver : the quest to transform long-term care --
Demonstration waivers and the politics of reinvention --
Reform : the politics of polarization --
Durability, federalism, and the future of medicaid.
Series Title: American governance and public policy.
Responsibility: Frank J. Thompson.

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Medicaid, one of the largest federal programs in United States, gives grants to states to provide health insurance for over 60 million low-income Americans. This title examines the program's  Read more...

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