G9 - Medi-Cal Budget Cut

G9 - Medi-Cal Budget Cut - Proposed Medi-Cal 2011-2012...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/14/11 Proposed Medi-Cal 2011-2012 Budget Reductions Tough For Some But Luckily Only Minimal Christine Nguyen, Jacqueline Mee, Rashin Loren, Michelle Huang, Lyn Nguyen
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9/14/11 l California Governor released his proposed 2011-2012 Budget on Jan 10, 2011 which includes significant cuts to health and human services programs that serve the state’s senior population: $1.7 billion in Medi-Cal cuts Range of Medi-Cal Reductions Limits Prescriptions (Except life Saving Drugs) to six per month Limits the number of doctor visits to ten per year Limits on medical supplies and equipment Reduce provider payments by 10% for physicians, pharmacy, Current Issue
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l Mainly is Cost Increase in co-payment is going to create more financial problems Fewer Medi-Cal visits , higher co-payments = more people in the emergency room = more expensive Quality Wait times in the emergency departments are already long More sick patients lead to longer wait times Access vs. Cost vs. Quality
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course PHARM 1 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCSD.

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