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Assuring access to health care a report of the Special Select Commiss[i]on on Access to Health Care. by Maine. Special Select Commission on Access to Health Care.

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Published by The Commission in [Augusta, Me.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Maine.

Subjects:

  • Medical care -- Maine,
  • Health services accessibility -- Maine,
  • Poor -- Medical care -- Maine,
  • Public health -- Maine,
  • Insurance, Health -- Maine,
  • Health services accessibility -- Maine

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA395.A4 M253 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination18 leaves ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1815624M
LC Control Number89622086

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Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide critical health coverage for millions of people. Through these programs, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) supports access to care in many ways. Most importantly, people gain access to health care services that may not be affordable without Medicaid or CHIP. 1 Assuring the quality of health care in the European Union. care but where major reforms are envisaged or are in progress due to perceived limitations of the existing systems. The first category includes Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Malta, Luxembourg, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Size: KB. The book includes chapters on contrasting health policies in the United States and European Union. Access to Health Care provides both health care researchers as well as health professionals, managers and policy analysts, with a clear and wide-ranging overview of topical and controversial questions in health policy and health services. The book recommends changes to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)-the entity that currently recommends vaccines-and calls for a series of public meetings, a post-implementation evaluation study, and development of a research agenda to facilitate implementation of the plan.