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1991 February

Future Funding Goals for National Support Centers

This article summarizes issues considered by the Funding Criteria Committee and the Steering Committee of the Project Advisory Group in setting future funding goals.

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SSA Releases Allowance Figures for Children's SSI Under Interim Standard for Determining Disability

Although implementation of Zebley v. Sullivan is beginning, the allowance rate for children's SSI in most states is still small.

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A Quick and Easy Method of Screening for Medicaid Eligibility Under the Pickle Amendment

This quick and simple screening method will eliminate the great majority of those who are not eligible without the necessity of performing any mathematical calculations.

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Medicaid and Managed Care

Testimony Submitted to the House Subcommittee on Health and the Environment

By Michele Melden

This article discusses capitation of health care costs as an incentive to control overutilization and the special problems for Medicaid recipients that result from this incentive mechanism.

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Disaster Follows Disaster

By Sandra D. Jones

This article describes the organization of federal disaster relief programs, how the Federal Emergency Management Agency responded to Hurricane Hugo and the Loma Prieta earthquake in fall 1989, and how legal services programs can prepare to assist clients in the event of a disaster.

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