Misc. ( December 1987 ) 7 pages
Improving State Appropriation Control over the Resident County Hospitalization Program
Michigan counties provide hospitalization coverage for indigents under a state mandate. The state actually pays the hospital bills for participating counties and requires those counties to pay back a share of the costs; however, appropriation controls in the executive branch do not effectively enforce the payback requirement. This paper describes the steps that could bring adequate fiscal control.