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CCH Offers All-in-one Resource For Texas Medicaid Questions

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., March 7, 2001) – Texas health care providers and their legal advisors now have a one-stop reference on the ins and outs of both the federal and state Medicaid programs. CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of health law information and services, has published the 2001 Texas Master Medicaid Guide. The Guide is the only all-in-one resource providing expert guidance through the federal Medicaid program, combined with in-depth coverage of Texas Medicaid policies, procedures and issues. ($199. For more information or to order, call 888-276-2444 or visit http://health.cch.com/onlinestore. For your review, a detailed table of contents is posted at http://health.cch.com/texas).

Comprehensive coverage, clear organization and succinct explanations are hallmarks of the 2001 Texas Master Medicaid Guide, according to Wendy Berry, CCH Health Care Marketing Manager.

"We designed the Guide to be the first, best, and 99 times out of 100, the only place that anyone needs to look to find answers to Texas Medicaid questions," Berry said.

The Federal Medicaid section of the Guide is packed with in-depth information on eligibility, coverage groups, services, waivers, SCHIP program details, reimbursement and other requirements for state plans and federal/state financial arrangements. The Texas Medicaid section provides a clear overview and detailed information of eligibility, services, scope, amount, duration and payment, coordination with Medicare, the STAR and STAR+PLUS managed care programs and SCHIP Phase I and Phase II.

The Right Answer, Quickly

The Guide is built from the ground up for easy reading, rapid lookups and instant comprehension. Readers can find the right answer quickly. The Guide is filled with concrete examples and scenarios to illustrate real-life application of rules and regulations. Additional reference aids include end notes for each chapter citing source documents for further research, a glossary that spells out Medicaid acronyms, numerous cross references and a detailed index.

About the Author

Lead author for the 2001 Texas Master Medicaid Guide is Judith J. Baker, Ph.D., CPA, Executive Director of Resource Group, Ltd., a Dallas-based consulting firm. Dr. Baker has advised health care providers, government agencies, manufacturers and suppliers on a variety of Medicaid-related issues. She has collaborated with the Texas Department of Human Services on a Medicaid and Medicare demonstration project and provided hotline expertise to Texas healthcare providers and financial intermediaries. Nationally, she advises the Health Care Financing Administration on new programs and has developed and presented a seminar series on Medicare and Medicaid topics.

Ordering Information

For more information or to order the 600-page 2001 Texas Master Medicaid Guide, call 888-276-2444 or visit http://health.cch.com/onlinestore. Single copy price is $199. Quantity discounts are available.

About CCH INCORPORATED

CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served generations of business professionals and their clients. For more than 50 years, the company has regularly tracked, reported, explained and analyzed health and entitlement law for healthcare providers, insurers, attorneys and consumers. CCH is the premier provider of Medicare and Medicaid information and publishes the industry standards, the CCH Medicare and Medicaid Guide and the CCH Healthcare Compliance Portfolio, as well as offers ComplianceEdge™, the e-learning program for health care compliance. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer North America. The CCH web site can be accessed at www.cch.com. The CCH Health web site can be accessed at http://health.cch.com.

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