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Another potential Medicaid nightmare

May 24, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger this month issued a revised state budget for 2010-11 that proposes capping spending for DME, even power wheelchairs, to about $1,800 per Medi-Cal recipient per year. “Part of it is, they haven't been successful in cutting reimbursement rates, so they're getting desperate,” said Bob Achermann, executive director of the California Association of Medical Product Suppliers (CAMPS). “The other part of it is, the governor is telling the legislature, 'This is...

Cap, Medi-Cal, Medi-Cal, On The Editor's Desk

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