U.S. to pay medical bills for illegal aliens

Associated Press, WASHINGTON—Health care providers can charge the government for emergency care provided to illegal aliens beginning Tuesday. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued final guidance Monday that sets up a system for reimbursement. Lawmakers set aside $1 billion over four years for the program, created by Medicare legislation passed in 2003.

Posted by Lawrence Auster at May 10, 2005 11:47 AM | Send

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