Medicaid documentation causing health center problems

July 2007
State Health Watch;Jul2007, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p1
The article offers information on a study about the effects of Medicaid documentation on U.S. community health centers. The study, administered by research professor Peter Shin, focused on the changes in the Deficit Reduction Act that compel applicants of Medicaid to document their citizenship, legal residence and personal identity. It indicated that coverage disruption for health center patients was brought by documentation requirements.


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