This Federal Agency provides healthcare insurance for the poor, without regards to employment, age, or lifetime contributions, and is administered through the State/Territorial level in a very unique ("Block Grant") way in American Samoa.
Our Congresswoman Aumua Amata is taking a strong stand on matters relating to LBJ Hospital. She wants to know why we are not spending all the money the Federal Government is making available through the Medicaid program. She also wants Congress to evaluate feasibility of building a new facility and staffing it with true professionals. This news report by Talanei tells the story pretty well.
You can also see more on the Congresswoman's website by clicking here.
It is time for the people to be heard and this site is a good place to speak out. Please comment.