Questions Linger About Implementing Doctors' Medicaid Pay Raise

To recruit more doctors to treat the poor, President Barack Obama's health law took a simple approach: temporarily pay doctors more money.

Starting Jan. 1, primary care doctors when treating patients on Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance program for the poor, will get the same rates they are paid when caring for seniors in the Medicare program. The higher rates will last for two years.

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Source: Kaiser Health News in collaboration with The Washington Post