Emerging Government Issues with Medicaid and Children's Health: Leading Children's Health Experts on Improving Cost and Access to Health Care, and Working with Advocacy Groups and Government Officials - Inside the Minds (Paperback)Jay E Berkelhamer (author), Charles Duarte (author), Doug Porter (author), Heidi Robbins Brown (author), Marcia Nielson (author), Andrew Allison (author)
Paperback Published: 01/04/2009
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Emerging Government Issues with Medicaid and Childrens Health is an authoritative, insiders perspective on the strategic thinking behind reforming and improving the quality and access to health care for children across the United States. Featuring state health services officials and other childrens health experts from across the country, this book provides a broad yet comprehensive overview of the role government officials and non-profits play in providing access to Medicaid benefits, as well as the obstacles faced by health care professionals in providing medical care to children and receiving insurance reimbursement for services provided. These leaders articulate the key points in the process of establishing Medicaid coverage for a child, from determining eligibility to detecting potential fraud, and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the program as well as the reforms that could revolutionize the system. Additionally, the authors offer their predictions on future reform and share their advice for improving the communication channels between hospitals, Medicaid personnel, families, and social services departments. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great minds in childrens health today, as these experts reveal the secrets and challenges behind ensuring that all of the nations children receive the health care they deserve.
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Weight: 159 g
Dimensions: 211 x 137 x 10 mm
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