Hurricane Katrina: Medicaid Issues

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This report discusses the following: Medicaid’s rules on eligibility, benefits, and financing in the context of current questions and issues raised by Hurricane Katrina. Recent state actions in response to Medicaid issues raised by the hurricane. Federal Medicaid waiver authority, including information on current activity in this area and the New York Disaster Relief Medicaid waiver granted in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks. Current federal legislation related to Medicaid and Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 15, 2005
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Baumrucker, Evelyne P

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Grady, April

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Hearne, Jean P

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Herz, Elicia J

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Rimkunas, Richard

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Stone-Axelrad, Julie

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Tritz, Karen

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 15, 2005
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United States
Description:

This report discusses the following: Medicaid’s rules on eligibility, benefits, and financing in the context of current questions and issues raised by Hurricane Katrina. Recent state actions in response to Medicaid issues raised by the hurricane. Federal Medicaid waiver authority, including information on current activity in this area and the New York Disaster Relief Medicaid waiver granted in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks. Current federal legislation related to Medicaid and Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.

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25 pages.

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