Learning Objectives

Students should be familiar with...

  • The background of state and local government entitlement programs.
  • The relationship between entitlements and sustainable communities.
  • Types of public assistance programs.
  • State and local government health care programs and policies.
  • The role of state and local governments in Medicare and Medicaid programs.
  • The State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP).
  • Public unemployment compensation programs.

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