Overview of the Bush Administration's FY 2002 Budget

Overview of the Bush Administration's FY 2002 Budget

The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured has released , with special attention paid to its impact on funding for health programs. Elsewhere on the site, the Commission has gathered dozens of relating to every apsect of Medicaid and the health coverage crisis in the U.S.

On the same subject, the , a nonpartisan research and policy institute, has released (6 pages, HTML or PDF) which finds that substantial expansion of medical savings account (MSAs) would be much more likely to degrade health insurance coverage — and to increase the number of uninsured — than to expand health care coverage and reduce the ranks of the uninsured. The proposal to expand MSAs is likely to be offered as a floor amendment to the Patients' Bill of Rights when the Senate takes up the legislation later this month.

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