Missing piece: Studies fail to address long-term viability: NAPH

Zigmond, Jessica
July 2011
Modern Healthcare;7/11/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 28, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses the claim of the National Association of Public Hospitals (NAPH) that two Medicaid studies which examined benefits of coverage and spending variations across states failed to address the sufficiency of Medicaid payments to providers. One study showed variation in the volume of Medicaid spending on services and prices across states, published in July 2011 "Health Affairs." Another study showed the benefits of Medicaid enrollment, by the National Bureau of Economic Research.


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