Making matters worse for Medicaid patients

NY Times:

Lack of Doctors May Worsen as Millions Join Medicaid Rolls

Under the health care law, a flood of new patients will soon be covered by Medicaid, a program that has struggled for years with a shortage of doctors willing to accept its red tape and low reimbursement rates.
This is one of the reasons governors like Rick Perry refused to accept an expansion of Medicaid.  With few doctors already taking the low pay available from Medicaid, it makes little sense to add to this patient load.


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