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Tips for Interviews Part II: Radio
ImPRESSive, A Media Tip Sheet for Advocates. 6 pp. Free. (December 2000)
Tips for Interviews Part I: Newspaper
ImPRESSive, A Media Tip Sheet for Advocates. 6 pp. Free. (October 2000)
A Guide to Monitoring Medicaid Managed Care
This guide will help community organizations determine how well managed care plans are serving Medicaid beneficiaries. Provides the how-to's of monitoring projects, from simple "do-it-yourself" efforts to the gathering and analysis of data from many sources. 84 pp. $20.00. (September 2000)
Cost Overdose: Growth in Drug Spending for the Elderly, 1992-2010America's seniors face prescription drug costs that are projected to more than double in the next 10 years. This report tracks the rise in drug spending from 1992 through 2000 and projects increases through 2010. 24 pp. $15.00 (July 2000)
Go to Directly to Work, Do Not Collect Health Insurance: Low Income Parents Lose Medicaid Nearly one million low-income parents in 15 states lost Medicaid coverage over the past four years, due largely to flaws in state implementation of welfare reform. While states have liberalized eligibility levels so more children can qualify for coverage, few states have done so for parents. 41 pp. $15.00. (June 2000)
Getting Your Message into National Stories ImPRESSive, A Media Tip Sheet for Advocates. 6 pp. Free. (June 2000)
Uninsured in Michigan: Working Parents Lose Health Coverage
Parents moving from welfare to work often find low-paying jobs that pay enough to make them ineligible for Medicaid, but do not provide affordable health insurance. This Families USA study found that the number of parents on Michigan's Medicaid rolls dropped 25 percent between January 1996 and December 1999. 15 pp. $5.00. (May 2000)
Promising Ideas in Children's Health Insurance: Presumptive Eligibility for Children An issue brief about ways that states can empower health care providers and certain community-based organizations to enroll children in Medicaid right away, while their applications are being processed. 15 pp. $2.00. (May 2000)
Still Rising: Drug Price Increases for Seniors 1999-2000
America's senior citizens are falling farther and farther behind in their struggles to pay for prescription drugs as the prices for those drugs increase faster than inflation. This update of Hard to Swallow looks at the rising costs of the 50 drugs most commonly prescribed for senior citizens. 13 pp. $5.00. (April 2000)
How to Shift Focus on A Story ImPRESSive, A Media Tip Sheet for Advocates. 8 pp. Free. (April 2000)
"Key Features of President Clinton's Medicare Reform Bill"
2 pp. Free. Print only. (March 2000)
"The Breaux-Frist Bill: Look Before You Leap,"
The Future of Medicare: #1. 2 pp. Free. Print only. (March 2000)
"Turbulence Ahead for Seniors Under the Breaux-Frist Plan,"
The Future of Medicare: #2. 2 pp. Free. Print only. (March 2000)
"The Breaux-Frist Proposal Will Jeopardize the Traditional Medicare Program,"
The Future of Medicare: #3. 2 pp. Free. Print only. (March 2000)
"The Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan Not a Model for Medicare,"
The Future of Medicare: #4. 2 pp. Free. Print only. (March 2000)
"The Breaux-Frist Bill Puts Rural Residents at Risk,"
The Future of Medicare: #5. 2 pp. Free. Print only. (March 2000)
"Medicare Beneficiaries Need Drug Coverage Breaux-Frist Proposal Fails the Test,"
The Future of Medicare: #6. 2 pp. Free. Print only. (March 2000)
Clouds Over the Sunshine State: Florida's Working Parents Lose Health Coverage
The number of parents on Florida's Medicaid rolls dropped by more than one-third between January 1996 and December 1999. This Families USA study also found that 41 percent of Florida's lower income adults are uninsured. 21 pp. $5.00. (March 2000)
What Did Welfare Reform Do to Medicaid in Your State and What Can You Do About It: An Action Kit for Advocates
Designed for the busy advocate, this set of materials will help you identify problems in your state's administration of Medicaid and, for each problem, suggests solutions. Profiles of successful organizing efforts in four states, ideas for garnering media coverage, and other resource materials included. $15.00. (January 2000)
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