Nevada Medicaid faces "cognitive fiscal dissonance."

July 2010
State Health Watch;Jul2010, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p1
The article discusses the funding problems that confront the state of Nevada for its Medicaid program as enrollments to the program stand at 3,000 per month, without showing any signs of a slowdown. According to the state's Division of Health Care Financing and Policy administrator Charles Duarte, there are a lot of federal money that is diverted to the Medicaid program. Another issue that is to be decided for the state is whether it will operate its own health information exchange (HIE).


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