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Subject: Re: 4 Years no budget from Senate ... Date: 3/24/2013 6:09 PM
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At today?s levels, Medicaid payment rates have already contributed to well-documented problems with access to physician services. For example, a 2006 survey by the Center for Studying Health System Change found that 14.6 percent of physicians had no Medicaid patients and that 21.0 percent were not accepting new Medicaid patients. (By comparison, only 4 percent of physicians were not accepting new privately insured patients.) Anecdotal evidence also suggests access problems for other services, including hospital emergency rooms. The simulation ignores the temporary increase in Medicaid payment rates for primary care providers in 2013-2014.


Look, Bears, I’m done with this silly argument, believe what you want. In my very first post I pointed out that Medicare patients are a completely different set from Medicaid patients:
http://boards.fool.com/exactly-it-is-clearly-not-traditional...

You even copied and pasted from this exact comment.

Then you fabricate payment claims, and now you bring up Medicaid Patients pretending this represents Medicare. Most medicaid patients are seen by doctors who are paid by the county. Doctors that are not working for the county who accept a Medicaid patient into their service for a fee, do not get paid very much. This isn’t something new.

You’re really not interested in the facts of the matter. Your posts over many months are testament that you already believe that healthcare in this country is doomed. You already believe that most doctors don’t participate in Medicare, and it doesn’t matter what facts your presented with.
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