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block grant

A method of administering Medicaid benefits under which the US Federal government provides a block of funding to the state, which then decides how to allocate available resources.
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The block grant establishes a wide range of maternal and child health programs designed for specific communities.
Zubiri earlier said that they will adopt the House version which allows the release of the block grant. The block grants amounts to about P60 billion, or five percent of the national government's annual internal revenue and customs collection.
But they opposed this provision and instead pushed for a less stringent process of releasing budget through the block grant.
"The proposed (Section 108) loan payment along with ongoing Year 40 Community Development Block Grant activities will allow us to satisfy this regulatory requirement,'' he wrote in a report that goes before the council Tuesday night.
Component-wise Block Grant amount shall be calculated as a whole for seven older IITs and IIT(BHU), Varanasi.
John Davidson, a health policy analyst at TPPF, said the language in HB 3791 "that deals with the block grant to reform the current Medicaid program is language that we have been promoting," but the organization does not support the committee substitute the House panel approved.
In the Senate, one Republican, James Inhofe (R-Okla.) already has introduced a bill that would convert SNAP into a block grant. Inhofe estimated that his bill, which also would require drug testing for beneficiaries, would save $300 billion in SNAP spending over 10 years.
"We strongly oppose a congressionally-mandated block grant of federal Medicaid spending, which would shift costs and risk to states.
The trouble is, he admits, that block grant could actually be falling after this autumn's looming comprehensive spending review which ominously promises a 25% cut across Whitehall spending.
The project, funded with a federal Energy Efficiency Block Grant from the Department of Energy, is one of three solar projects the board will vote on as part of its policy calendar.
He called on all the Northern Ireland parties to combine under the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister for the "mother of all" talks to block any reduction in the local administration's block grant to deliver services.
NLC TV, NLC's Internet TV channel, will conduct a webcast, Implementation of the Economic Recovery Act: The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant, on Tuesday, April 14, from noon to 1 p.m.