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    • Consumer Choice in Medicaid Reform: Analysis of Medicaid reform in Florida and West Virginia 

      Caron, Melissa (2009)
      This paper focuses on Florida and West Virginia in particular because these two states have offered some of the most radical steps toward changes in the Medicaid system. Many advocates have highlighted Florida in particular ...
    • Discrediting Neo-Liberalism: The Social Democratic Welfare State Of The Netherlands 

      Cook, Peter C. (2001)
      This essay explores how the welfare state has managed to prosper in spite of conventional economic "wisdom". Unlike the United States, which has followed neo-liberal economic policies at the expense of the highest rates ...
    • Health, Wealth and Poverty: Why the U.S. Needs Universal Healthcare 

      Thomas, Lacey R. (2002)
      Among industrialized nations, twenty-eight of the twenty-nine cited by the World Health Organiztion have some form of universal healthcare. The exception is the United States. Poor people are the most likely to be uninsured ...
    • [Healthcare Policy Reforms for the Uninsured and Underinsured] 

      Proctor, Sara R. (2008)
      Contemporary means of healthcare for both the uninsured and underinsured lead to insufficient access to medical resources and disproportionately poor health outcomes for both groups. Current obstacles to access include ...
    • [HIV treatment and prevention for indigent patients] 

      Durvasula, Shreya (2009)
      Over the last ten years, advances in HIV treatment and better prevention programs have greatly slowed the rate of deaths for infected people; however, these advances have not been made widely available. This paper looks ...
    • Mental Health and Medicaid 

      Will, Kelly (2008)
      Medicaid covers 15 million adults representing 25% of all Medicaid recipients and 5% of America’s population (KFF). The effects of poverty make Medicaid recipients significantly more likely to suffer from mental illness. ...
    • Oral Health Disparities: A gradient remedied through educational programs 

      Tomkies, Brittany (2011)
      Dental health in the context of larger health in the United States is a vital area of research as it has a direct impact on overall health, equality of opportunity in the work force, and generational dental health. This ...
    • Reproductive Health Care: The Role of Medicaid 

      King, Meredith (2003)
      Through my research, I found that Medicaid’s coverage throughout time has expanded and contracted, placing different emphasis on different aspects of reproductive health care. However, reproductive health care ethics ...