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Determinants of Medicaid Participation by Physicians

Authors of this Health Affairs study explore two factors critical to physician participation in Medicaid – reimbursement rates and reimbursement delays. Prior studies have shown that Medicaid participation is better among physicians in states [...]

February 1, 2009 // 1 Comment

A Policy Prescription for 2009

As a new dawn embraces the United States of America, President Barack Obama and the 111th Congress face several seemingly insurmountable challenges.  The armed forces are divided between two wars, the economy is in shambles, and the [...]

January 1, 2009 // 2 Comments

Disparities in Access to Outpatient Care

A recent paper questions the availability of timely and affordable outpatient follow-up to emergency department visits in Washington, D.C.  Under DC Alliance, a managed care prototype program for low income residents, Washington D.C. provides [...]

October 15, 2008 // 0 Comments

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