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How Hard Is It to See a Doctor If You’re on Medicaid?
Pacific Standard

Medicaid in the United States is supposed to provide low-income Americans with low-cost health care. But those who get Medicaid may still often find themselves out of luck, especially in certain states. In 2013, almost one in three doctors’ offices in the U.S. refused to take new Medicaid patients, according to a new survey from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. Acceptance rates varied wildly between states, with New Jersey, California, Florida, Louisiana, and New York faring much worse than average.

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