Impact Of The Medicaid Budgetary Crisis On Rural Communities

Date
08/2003
Description

Provides an overview of the Medicaid program and options states have to reduce program costs. Steps states have proposed or taken to reduce Medicaid costs and the potential impact of these changes on rural areas are discussed. The potential impact on rural communities of federal proposals to redesign Medicaid is assessed.

Center
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Authors
Pam Silberman, Matthew Rudolf, Cammie D'Alpe, Randy Randolph, Rebecca Slifkin