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Medicaid Politics : Federalism, Policy Durability, and Health Reform.

Author: Frank J Thompson
Publisher: Washington : 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Thompson, Frank J.
Medicaid Politics : Federalism, Policy Durability, and Health Reform.
Washington : Georgetown University Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank J Thompson
ISBN: 9781589019355 1589019350
OCLC Number: 818851754
Description: 1 online resource (288 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations and Acronyms; 1 Medicaid and the Health Care Crucible; 2 Dodging the Block Grant Bullet and Other Signs of Resilience; 3 Beyond Welfare Medicine: The Take-Up Challenge; 4 Government by Waiver: The Quest to Transform Long-Term Care; 5 Demonstration Waivers and the Politics of Reinvention; 6 Reform: The Politics of Polarization; 7 Durability, Federalism, and the Future of Medicaid; Appendixes; A: Medicaid Expenditures; B: Medicaid Enrollees; C: Medicaid Provisions of Key Debt Reduction Plans; References; Index; A; B. Cd; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; q; r; s; t; u; v; w.
Series Title: American governance and public policy.

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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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