TITLE

Will budget cuts affect access for Medicaid recipients in your state?

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the reduction of budget on Medicaid programs in several U.S. states and its effect on the recipients. Medicaid directors in several states have reported problems with access to care in several areas including primary care, specialty care and dental care. It states that on an economic perspective, access can be a function of supply and demand as more enrollment would mean more demand. Medicaid budget has been reduced by $137 million and providers might have to reduce rates or eliminate some services.
ACCESSION #
36890271

 

Related Articles

  • Updates on Incentive Payment Program and ICD-10.  // Internal Medicine Coding Alert;Apr2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, pp28 

    The article reports on the Primary Care Incentive Payment program (PCIP) in the healthcare industry. It mentions PCIP is an incentive payment of 10 percent of Medicare's program payments that is to be paid to physicians and non-physician practitioners for their services rendered from January 1,...

  • Emergency Room Use and Primary Care Case Management: Evidence from Four Medicaid Demonstration Programs. Hurley, Robert E.; Freund, Deborah A.; Taylor, Donald E. // American Journal of Public Health;Jul1989, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p843 

    Abstract: Claims-based utilization data collected in four Medicaid demonstration programs are used to examine the impact of primary care case management on patterns of reliance on the emergency room as a source of services. The experience of stratified random samples of AFDC (Aid to Families...

  • State variations in Medicare expenditures. Kane, Robert L.; Friedman, Bruce // American Journal of Public Health;Oct97, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p1611 

    Objectives. This study examined variations in Medicare expenditures across states. Methods. 1992 data on average Medicare expenditures per enrollee, users of services per 1000 enrollees, service use per user, and payment per unit of service were compared across states for various services....

  • Fresh ideas for the future of PMS. Sands, Judy // GP: General Practitioner;10/8/2004, p23 

    The article focuses on the British medical policy. When health minister John Hutton announced a year ago that primary medical services (PMS) would become a permanent contract, he introduced new terms, including "specialist PMS" and "alternative quality frameworks," into the primary care...

  • Expect Telemedicine To Bring In Increased Revenues.  // Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement;Dec2012, Vol. 38 Issue 24, p186 

    The artice reports on the release of he 2013 Medicare Fee Schedule in the U.S. It shows that sustainable growth rate (SGR) driven reduction in the Medicare conversion factor could drop by 26.5% to $25.0008. It highlights the concept of paying Medicare rates for Medicaid patients of primary care...

  • Can States Stretch The Medicaid Dollar Without Passing The Buck? Lessons From Utah. Artiga, Samantha; Rousseau, David; Lyons, Barbara; Smith, Stephen; Gaylin, Daniel S. // Health Affairs;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p532 

    In 2002, Utah became the first state to reduce benefits and increase cost sharing for existing Medicaid beneficiaries, to finance a primary care benefit expansion for previously ineligible, low-income adults. Through a 2004 survey of beneficiaries, we found that expansion enrollees were...

  • Impact of managed care on physicians' decisions to manipulate reimbursement rules: an explanatory model. VanGeest, Jonathan; Weiner, Saul; Johnson, Timothy; Cummins, Deborah // Journal of Health Services Research & Policy;Jul2007, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p147 

    Objective: To develop and test an explanatory model of the impact of managed care on physicians' decisions to manipulate reimbursement rules for patients. Methods: A self-administered mailed questionnaire of a national random sample of 1124 practicing physicians in the USA. Structural equation...

  • Implementing family physician programme in rural Iran: exploring the role of an existing primary health care network. Takian, Amirhossein; Doshmangir, Leila; Rashidian, Arash // Family Practice;Oct2013, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p551 

    Background. The primary health care (PHC) network contributed considerably to improving health outcomes in rural Iran. However, the health system suffers from inadequate responses to ever-increasing demands. In 2005, a reform comprised of a family physician (FP) programme and universal health...

  • CHAPTER 24: MEDICAID. Miller, Richard K.; Washington, Kelli D. // Healthcare Business Market Research Handbook;2006, p139 

    Chapter 24 of the book "The 2006 Healthcare Business Market Research Handbook" is presented. It explores Medicaid spending on hospital services and physician services in the U.S. in 2005. It also offers a look at the growth of the Medicaid program which is paid by federal and state taxpayers....

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics