Health Care Coverage for Children: Hearing Before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, First Session, June 20, 1989
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1990 - Child health services - 242 pages
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Page 132 - Centers for Disease Control. Revision of the CDC surveillance case definition for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Page 194 - Immunizations, beginning in the first months of life, can eliminate the death and disability that can result from nowpreventable, childhood diseases such as measles, mumps, pertussis (whooping cough), diphtheria, tetanus, polio, and meningitis. Childhood immunizations save $10 for every $1 invested.
Page 218 - I am also Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the State University of New York Health Science Center and Chief of Obstetrics at Kings County Hospital.
Page 215 - Act); the Social Services Block Grant (Title XX of the Social Security Act); state and local funding; patient fees; other third party reimbursements; and private philanthropy. The need for the Title X program is clear and considerable.
Page 192 - The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) exists to provide a strong and effective voice for the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves.
Page 193 - ... is to ensure the health of the mother during pregnancy through prenatal care. Women of childbearing age need access to health care, especially during a pregnancy. Yet inadequate health insurance coverage acts as a barrier to health care for women. o Among women of childbearing age (15-44 years), 9.5 million had no health insurance, public or private, in 1985. If women who have some health insurance but lack adequate maternity care coverage were included then over 14 million women were completely...
Page 117 - It is already the ninth leading cause of death among children 1 to 4 years of age and the seventh in young people between the ages of 15 and 24 years.
Page 227 - Medicaid benefits has traditionally been linked to actual or potential receipt of cash assistance under either of two programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the aged, blind, and disabled.
Page 228 - ... incomes up to 133 percent of the poverty level; (2) children born on or after October 1, 1983, with family incomes below the Federal poverty level (this provision is phased in to cover all children up to age 19 by the year 2002); and (3) certain persons whose family income and resources are below the AFDC standards but who fail to qualify for AFDC for other reasons, such as family structure (these include first-time pregnant women). At their option, States may provide coverage to pregnant women...