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Losing Patience, and Patients, With Medicaid

April 10, 2014 

Most doctors in private practice lose money on Medicaid patients, because the program pays less than commercial health plans or Medicare, the federal insurance program for Americans over 65. Many physicians already don’t accept Medicaid, and millions of new enrollees clamoring for appointments will strain those who do.

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-04-10/doctors-shun-patients-who-pay-with-medicaid

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