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Medicaid providers tough to find for many states, report says
Modern Healthcare

More than half of U.S. states and territories surveyed earlier this year by the Government Accountability Office reported it was a challenge to find enough dentists, specialists, primary-care doctors or other providers to care for Medicaid patients, a newly released report said. The online survey of the District of Columbia, U.S. states and five territories, conducted between February and May, found dentists were the most problematic provider, with 30 surveyed Medicaid officials who reported a challenge ensuring enough were participating in Medicaid.