ERIC Number: ED248969
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov-2
Reference Count: 0
The Effectiveness of Federal Child and Maternal Health Programs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Goals and Intergovernmental Policy of the Joint Economic Committee. Congress of the United States, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session.
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.
Hearings were conducted in November of 1983 to ascertain the impact of specific governmental spending cuts on maternal and child health care. Testimony before the Subcommittee on Economic Goals and Intergovernmental Policy included (1) a summary of findings of a forthcoming report on the world economic crisis and children, which focused specifically on conditions in the United States; (2) a discussion of Title V of the Social Security Act, including subsections on block grant services for pregnant women and newborns, children, and handicapped children, and discussing genetic services for families; and (3) an examination of reasons for being concerned about the health status of children living in poverty and an analysis of the ways Medicaid has helped poor children. (RH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Congress 98th; Medicaid; Social Security Act Title V