February 18, 2016 / 12:48 AM / 3 years ago

Excluding transport from Medicaid affects poorest patients - report

States that expand their Medicaid programs without covering non-emergency transportation for new enrollees could disadvantage the poorest patients, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

The report, released Tuesday, looked at Indiana and Iowa, which have already expanded Medicaid without providing non-emergency transportation, and Arizona, which has sought permission from the Department of Health and Human Services to do so.

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