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Primary Care Services Receive Increased Pay

A new article from the Kaiser Health News blog Capsules reports the Obama administration ruling on Thursday, “Obstetricians, gynecologists, and emergency room physicians won’t be eligible for higher Medicaid pay rates for primary care doctors that start in January.” The increased pay is “reserved for family doctors, internists and pediatricians, because those specialties are specifically listed in the 2010 law, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said.”

Read it in Capsules.