Dec 18, 2012

State Delays Medicaid Fee Increase

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission postponed the Medicaid primary care physician payment increase authorized under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The law requires states to increase Medicaid payments to Medicare parity for primary care services provided by pediatricians, family physicians, and general internists from Jan. 1, 2013, to Dec. 31, 2014. The federal government will pay the higher costs.

So when will you start to get paid the higher fees? Read on.

Learn more about the Medicaid primary care pay hike.

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