Immigration News Blog
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Illegal immigrants’ Emergency Care Is Limited by U.S. RuleIllegal immigrants’ Emergency Care Is Limited by U.S. Rule
By Peter Rousmaniere
Per the NY Times, under a limited provision of Medicaid, the national health program for the poor, the federal government permits emergency coverage for illegal immigrants and other noncitizens. But the Bush administration has been more closely scrutinizing and increasingly denying state claims for federal payment for some emergency services, Medicaid experts said.
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