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Moon, Marilyn – Future of Children, 1993
Although the Medicaid program has brought health insurance coverage to millions of poor children and their families, children continue to make up a disproportionately large share of uninsured Americans. Discusses the various national reform measures under consideration to expand health insurance coverage and contain the costs of such coverage,…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Child Health, Children, Federal Regulation
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Moon, Marilyn – Future of Children, 1993
Analyzes a number of financing options commonly proposed to pay for health care reform, considering the costs and benefits to society as a whole. Outlines criteria that can be used to evaluate various revenue options, and discusses the effect that these plans would have on children, especially those not presently covered by health insurance. (MDM)
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Child Health, Cost Effectiveness, Financial Policy
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Moon, Marilyn; And Others – Future of Children, 1993
Discusses the implications of the Medicare program's rate setting system on health care reform and considers whether such a procedure could be applied to a health insurance system that included children. Examines desirable characteristics of a provider payment system, special health needs of children, and hospital and physician payment issues.…
Descriptors: Child Health, Childhood Needs, Financial Policy, Government Role