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 insurance - 242 pages
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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 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...
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 88 - In addition, 50 states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands submitted data for NASMHPD'S 1985 revenues and expenditures report.
Page 132 - Final Report of the Secretary's Work Group on Pediatric HIV Infection and Disease, Department of Health and Human Services, Nov.
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 235 - Medicaid] plan are available to recipients at least to the extent that those services are available to the general population.
Page 228 - All States must cover the categorically needy. These include all persons receiving AFDC and, in most States, persons receiving SSI. States have the option of limiting Medicaid coverage of SSI beneficiaries by using more restrictive standards for Medicaid, if those standards were in effect on Jan.