By Michael Virtanen.
ALBANY. Using an estimated $8 billion as incentives, New York is overhauling Medicaid, pushing providers to establish more outpatient clinics, reduce hospital beds, use electronic records and enable low-income patients to see doctors and psychologists in the same visit.
Medicaid now covers almost one-third of all 19 million New Yorkers. Half this year’s $62 billion budget is paid by the federal government.
Read the rest of the article here.
Mailing List Signup
Join our mailing list for our most recent developments and important information, including the CNY Care Collaborative Weekly Newsletter.