Medicaid

Medicaid - No proposed cuts in Medicaid reimbursement for...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Medicaid By Cara Bevan & Hillary Lessing
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What is Medicaid? families with low incomes with disabilities related services  Fastest growing aspect is nursing home 
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Who is eligible? Children under age 6 with income below  133% of the federal poverty line Children aged 6-18 with income below poverty  line Pregnant women with income below 133% Parents whose income is within the state’s  eligibility limit for cash assistance  Most seniors & persons with disabilities who 
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Current Overview  Cuts/savings in health area total $1.9 billion
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Unformatted text preview: No proposed cuts in Medicaid reimbursement for community based primary care centers Changes that would cut funding to hospitals Reinvest it as an incentive for pay-for-performance Government does not propose to make Medicaid eligibility changes Program Effectiveness Not all low-income Americans are eligible States have flexibility to determine the amount, duration, and scope of the services they provide under Medicaid Childless adults-over 21 who are not pregnant, disabled, & not elderly are not eligible no matter how poor they are Legal immigrants are barred from Medicaid http://hcfany.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/10-11 http://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id...
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