Tag: Ronald Reagan

  • Unequal burdens among the states in Medicaid financing

    Medicaid is the joint state/federal program that covers low-income families with children, disabled persons, and long-term care for the elderly. It’s particularly important for our PICU patients: although only a quarter of America’s children are on Medicaid, half of PICU patients are (details here). With the implementation of the new healthcare reform bill, a key…