Court Blocks California Medicaid Reimbursement Reductions

February 2004
HomeCare Magazine;Feb2004, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p16
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Reports on a preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge in December 2003 to prevent reimbursement reductions in Medi-Cal, the California Medicaid program. Implications of the ruling for home medical equipment suppliers in the state; Significance of the injunction to the industry; Proposal of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger concerning Medi-Cal provider reimbursement rates.


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