Is Consolidation in Health Care Good for Consumers?

eAlert da6d812b-68f1-4a2c-812f-19d7cfb3a741

<p>Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gave formal approval to Michigan's proposal to expand Medicaid eligibility and coverage for low- and moderate-income children and pregnant women affected by Flint's lead crisis. </p><p>In a new blog post, George Washington University's Sara Rosenbaum explains that the Obama administration did not approve the state's proposal to use federal Medicaid funds for lead abatement, however. She reviews how these services will be funded instead, as well as Michigan's next steps.</p>
<p>"Hopefully Flint's tragedy will yield lessons on how best to invest health care resources as part of a response to a public health disaster," Rosenbaum says.</p> Read the post