Two New Reports Show Progress On Health Coverage Is Threatened As States Continue To Face Growing Pressures To Control Costs

Two New Reports Show Progress on Health Coverage is Threatened as States Continue to Face Growing Pressures to Control Costs

Two new KCMU 50-state surveys show states continue to face budget pressures that could limit public coverage. One survey shows all states plan more Medicaid cost-containment actions in FY2005 and the second shows that after recent gains, securing Medicaid and SCHIP coverage is more difficult for low-income families in 23 states.

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The Continuing Medicaid Budget Challenge: State Medicaid Spending Growth and Cost Containment in Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005

Beneath the Surface: Barriers Threaten to Slow Progress on Expanding Health Coverage of Children and Families

Health Coverage for Low-Income Children

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