Dec 172012

In a fascinating article over the weekend, the LA Times reports on how beneficiaries in California’s Medi-Cal program have to wait many months for care from specialists.

“… a dearth of specialists available to low-income patients presents one of the bigger hurdles facing the country as it tries to bring spiraling healthcare costs under control. Doctors say meeting new government mandates to keep patients healthy and out of hospitals — a linchpin in reducing medical spending — will be virtually impossible without the ability to make timely patient appointments with specialists.


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