TABLE 4.1 Sources and Amounts of Funding for Selected Safety Net Programs in Health Services, United States, 1992-1995 Program

 

Source of Funding

 

Total Funding (in millions of dollars)

 

Federal

State

Local

1992

1993

1994

1995

Medicaid1

Ö

NA

115,200

127,400

137,100

151,300

Medicaid DSH2

Ö

 

17,526

17,016

16,890

18,990

Medicare DSH3

 

 

 

2,200

2,700

3,400

3,800

Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants, and Children4

NA

NA

2,566

2,820

3,160

3,451

Bureau of Primary Health Care Programs5

Ö

Ö

1,698

1,798

1,99

2,507

Community health centers, migrant health centers, health care for the homeless, public housing primary care

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title V Maternal and Child Health Care Services block granta,6

Ö

Ö

547

552

575

572

Vaccines for Children7

NA

NA

b

b

b

280

NOTE: All programs are administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

NA = not applicable. a Federal grants only; state matches not available. b Program not in existence

SOURCES: 1 Kaiser Commission on the Future of Medicaid (1997); 2 The Urban Institute (1997) (calculations based on data from Health Care Financing Administration Form 64); 3 ProPAC (1997); 4 U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Ways and Means (1996); 5 HRSA/BPHC (1997a); 6 HRSA/MHCB (1997b); 7 CDC (1997).



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