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Health benefits from stimulus

San Francisco Chronicle, February 13, 2009

The San Francisco Chronicle outlines the health related spending in the federal government's economic stimulus plan, including $87 billion added to Medicaid funding over the next two years; $24.7 billion to subsidize unemployed workers by 60% for up to nine months to stay on their employers' health plan; and $19 billion to modernize health information technology systems.