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An Analysis of the Medicaid IMD Exclusion

  title={An Analysis of the Medicaid IMD Exclusion},
  author={Sara J. Rosenbaum and Joel B. Teitelbaum and D. Richard Mauery},
This report examines the Medicaid Institutions for Mental Disease (IMD) exclusion, one of the very few instances in which federal Medicaid law prohibits federal contribution to the cost of medically necessary care furnished by licensed medical care providers to enrolled program beneficiaries. The report begins with a brief overview of Medicaid’s role in financing care for conditions and illnesses classified as “mental diseases” under professional medical guidelines and the allocation of state… 

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