TITLE

Doctors believe vouchers may resolve state's Medicaid mess

AUTHOR(S)
McClain, Randy
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/30/95, Vol. 15 Issue 30, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the Louisiana State Medical Society's proposal to solve Louisiana's budget problems with Medicaid. Medicaid patients' use of vouchers to buy individual health insurance policies; Plan to hire an actuarial firm to do a study on voucher costs; Aim of making patients responsible for their health care.
ACCESSION #
9502240140

 

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