NACHRI calls for Medicaid reforms

A complex and under-funded Medicaid program poses insurmountable barriers to pregnant women and children, states a report by the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI).

The report, "Assuring Children's Access to Health Care: Fixing the Medicaid Safety Net," cites gaps in Medicaid eligibility and a bureaucratic application and claims process as the main reasons why poor families do not receive adequate health care.

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