Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Physicians: High Court's Medicaid Ruling Blocks Equal Access

Organized medicine is complaining that a 5-4 decision last week by the Supreme Court unfairly bars healthcare providers from suing state governments over paltry Medicaid rates.
With the door to the courthouse blocked, medical societies contend, there's little if anything they can do to force states to pay enough so that more physicians will accept Medicaid patients, ensuring equal access to care.

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