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Medicaid Financing Cliff: Implications for the Health Care Systems in Puerto Rico and USVI

Description
Issue brief providing an overview of the status of healthcare systems and Medicaid programs in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) a year and a half after hurricanes hit the islands in September 2017. Focuses on challenges and includes an analysis of the implications for the islands' Medicaid finances, as most of the temporary disaster relief funding is set to expire in September 2019. Features statistics on the two territories' past and projected Medicaid spending.
Author(s)
Robin Rudowitz, Cornelia Hall, Barbara Lyons
Date
05/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Kaiser Family Foundation
Tagged as
Access · Clinics · Hospitals · Infrastructure · Medicaid · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models · Statistics and data · Puerto Rico · U.S. Virgin Islands