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Author: Ellen Hays
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: 1990s, appropriations, supplemental
Number of Pages: 41
Published: 2009-02-01
ISBN-10: 1437906893
ISBN-13: 9781437906899

This study describes the size and content of supplemental appropriation laws from Fiscal Year 1990 through 1999. It also examines the extent to which those supplemental appropriations were offset by rescissions. The study shows trends in supplemental appropriations over the past three decades. Extensive charts, tables and graphs.
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Author: James C. Cosgrove
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: spent, supplemental, payments, dollars, billions, cms, needs, information, medicaid
Number of Pages: 83
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 1437907628
ISBN-13: 9781437907629

The financing of the $299 billion Medicaid program is shared between the fed. govżt. and states. States pay qualified providers for covered Medicaid services and receive fed. matching funds for expenditures authorized in their state Medicaid plans. In addition to these standard Medicaid payments, most states make supplemental payments to certain providers, which are also matched by fed. funds. This report provides info. about Medicaid supplemental payments and examines: (1) what info. states report about supplemental payments on Medicaid expenditure reports; and (2) in selected states, how mu
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Author: Bruce R. Lindsay
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: supplemental, appropriations, emergency, funding, relief, disaster
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437930271
ISBN-13: 9781437930276

When a state is overwhelmed by an emergency or disaster, the governor may request assistance from the federal government. Federal assistance is contingent on whether the President issues an emergency or major disaster declaration. Once the declaration has been issued, FEMA provides disaster relief through the use of the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF). Contents of this report: (1) DRF; (2) Past and Present Authorities Related to the DRF: Public Laws Influencing the Administration of Disaster Relief; (3) How the DRF is Funded; (4) The Debate over Emergency Supplemental Appropriations; (5) Emergency
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Author: Katherine M. Iritani
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hospital, care, costs, warranted, uncompensated, offset, ongoing, federal, oversight, payments, medicaid
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 143792736X
ISBN-13: 9781437927368

In addition to standard Medicaid payments, hospitals receive supplemental payments for uncompensated costs of care provided to uninsured and Medicaid patients. These supplemental payments are referred to as disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments. In FY 2006, DSH payments totaled about $17 billion and non-DSH supplemental payments exceeded $6 billion. Hospitals' DSH payments are limited to their uncompensated care costs, that is, their costs for covered care less Medicaid and other payments. This report examined: (1) how state DSH payments in 2006 compared to DSH payment limits; and (2)
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Author: United States. Social Security Administration
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: income, security, supplemental, ssi, understanding
Number of Pages: 65
Published: 1998-03
ISBN-10: 078814555X
ISBN-13: 9780788145551

This publication informs advocates & others in interested agencies & organizations about supplemental security income (SSI) eligibility requirements & processes. It will assist you in helping people apply for, establish eligibility for, & continue to receive SSI benefits for as long as they remain eligible. This publication can also be used as a training manual & as a reference tool. Discusses those who are blind or disabled, living arrangements, overpayments, the appeals process, application process, eligibility requirements, SSI resources, documents you will need when you apply, work incenti
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Author: Roland H. Miller
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: problems, affecting, program, integrity, standing, needed, security, income, action, supplemental
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788179705
ISBN-13: 9780788179709

This report discusses management problems associated with the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, the nation's largest cash assistance program for the poor. The SSA has been troubled with program abuses and mismanagement, increasing SSI overpayment, and SSA's inability to adequately recover outstanding SSI debt. The SSI program's vulnerability to fraud and abuse, and the magnitude of overpayments involved, were primary factors in the decision to designate SSI a high-risk program in 1997 and to begin to document the underlying causes of long-standi
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: review, recipients, disability, status, steps, taking, security, income, ssa, supplemental
Number of Pages: 50
Published:
ISBN-10: 0788140655
ISBN-13: 9780788140655

Ineligible individuals may be receiving disability benefits under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, which provides benefits to the low-income disabled & blind. Allegations of fraud, waste, & abuse in the program have been wide spread. Some ineligible non-English-speaking applicants were illegally obtaining benefits through the use of middlemen. There have also been sharp increases in the number of SSI recipients in recent years. From 1990 to 1996, the population of disabled SSI recipients increased by over 40%, from about 3.4 million to nearly 4.8 million. Tables.
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