Published in Physician Law Weekly, March 1st, 2006
It will also let states charge children in poor families premiums for Medicaid coverage, and fees for prescription drugs and some medical services.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), representing the nation's pediatricians who provide a majority of all office visits to children on Medicaid, had urged congressional members to vote no.
"This is a devastating blow delivered right to children," said AAP president Eileen M. Ouellette, MD,...
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