New York Medicaid proposes reforms to improve access

March 2009
State Health Watch;Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p5
The article offers information on the reforms proposed by New York Medicaid program regarding access to their priority services. New York ranked high among other U.S. states on hospitalizations that can be avoided with timely access to primary and preventive care. The state government aims to improve the reimbursement method to be sure that money is spent on quality patient care. Further noted is the aim to increase funding for hospital and community health centers who will serve uninsured patients.


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