More cuts in Medicaid for doctors, hospitals

The state Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced a second round of cuts in payments to doctors and hospitals who treat the poor and disabled.

The state also said it would increase the co-payments that Medicaid patients must pay for their care. The moves are part of a broad plan to save the state $125 million in its upcoming fiscal year. The plan, subject to federal approval, would go into effect July 8.

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Released:
06-07-2011 08:54 (EDT)