Alison Mitchell

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A budget resolution provides general budgetary parameters; however, it is not a law. Changes to programs that are assumed or suggested by the budget resolution would still need to be enacted in separate legislation. Chairman Ryan's budget proposal, as outlined in his report and in the committee report, suggests short-term and long-term changes to federal(More)
The Medicaid statute requires states to make disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments to hospitals treating large numbers of low-income patients. This provision is intended to recognize the disadvantaged financial situation of those hospitals because low-income patients are more likely to be uninsured or Medicaid enrollees. Hospitals often do not(More)
Background A recent RCUK-CRAC workshop 'Enterprise skills for researchers' explored the use of additional funding provided to 29 institutions for 'Entrepreneurship transferable skills training, 2007.' Five topics were discussed; Employability, Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Transfer, and the relatively less well known 'Intrapreneurship'. This(More)
The State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a means-tested program that provides health coverage to targeted low-income children and pregnant women in families that have annual income above Medicaid eligibility levels but have no health insurance. CHIP is jointly financed by the federal government and states, and the states are responsible for(More)
1. Welcome and approval of January minutes. Accepted unanimously. about cognitive process, judgments, and the full complexity of interactions with patients. Study has resulted in journal publications, a scholarly writing award, and presentations by investigators and students. 3. Michele Hanson and Steve Graunke. Introduction to the website of the Office of(More)
Medicaid is a means-tested entitlement program that in FY2012 financed the delivery of primary and acute medical services as well as long-term services and supports to an estimated 57 million people, and cost states and the federal government $431 billion. In comparison, the Medicare program provided health care benefits to nearly 50 million seniors and(More)