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<i>Welfare Reform and Its Effects on Women and Children with HIV and AIDS</i>

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS

Published in print May 1998 | ISBN: 9780195109429
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865772 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0007

Series: Child Welfare: A Series in Child Welfare Practice, Policy, and Research

Welfare Reform and Its Effects on Women and Children with HIV and AIDS

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This chapter focuses on the impact of the 1996 welfare reforms on women with HIV or women raising children with HIV. It begins with a discussion of the provisions of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. It then reviews changes to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program followed by a discussion of how welfare reform may affect the availability of services under the Medicaid program.

Keywords: welfare policy; welfare programs; HIV infection; AIDS; women; children; Medicaid

Chapter.  6646 words. 

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