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Medicaid expansion won’t bury docs: report
Modern Physician

If history is a guide, the expansion of Medicaid coverage will not overwhelm the nation’s physicians as some have feared, according to a report in the Medicare & Medicaid Research Review. That’s the opinion of researchers from the Government Accountability Office and the Washington-based Center for Studying Health System Change who found that the creation of the Children’s Health Insurance Program in 1997 did not create a deluge of patients that the nation’s pediatricians couldn’t handle.