Hospitals DSH http://nhpr.org en LRGH Steers Clear of Medicaid Patients http://nhpr.org/post/lrgh-steers-clear-medicaid-patients <p>More than 3,000 people on Medicaid in the Lakes Region will have to switch from their regular doctors by next month.&nbsp; They are being reassigned to other area clinics.</p><p>Primary care doctors that are part of LRGH Healthcare will no longer treat Medicaid patients.&nbsp; LRGH President, Tom Clairmont, says the joint federal-state program for the poor and disabled, covers less than half the cost of providing care.&nbsp; Clairmont says that formula undermines the hospital&rsquo;s ability to provide the most essential care.</p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 20:03:00 +0000 Jon Greenberg 144 at http://nhpr.org