APHA Takes Action on Medicaid, Nutrition
Krisberg, Kim, The Nation's Health
APHA has taken action on a number of other public health issues in recent months, including Medicaid enrollment, nutrition in schools, abstinence-only education and the rising numbers of uninsured. Among its actions, APHA:
* expressed concern about a new Medicaid requirement that requires all new applicants to provide proof of U.S. citizenship. As a member of the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations, APHA signed onto a June letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Mark McClellan, explaining that the requirement, which went into effect July 1, could be "potentially disastrous to many seniors, people who suffer from Alzheimer's or dementia and …
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Publication information: Article title: APHA Takes Action on Medicaid, Nutrition. Contributors: Krisberg, Kim - Author. Magazine title: The Nation's Health. Volume: 36. Issue: 6 Publication date: August 2006. Page number: 42. © 2009 The Nation's Health. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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