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Workforce Challenges in Delivering Health Care to Elderly and Low-Income Populations in Wyoming: Medical Providers' Acceptance of Medicaid and Medicare Patients

Description
Examines medical professionals in urban and rural Wyoming providing care to Medicaid and Medicare enrollees, and factors associated with provider acceptance of new patients. Includes policy considerations to inform state-level policy and program implementation for low-income and elderly populations.
Author(s)
Davis G. Patterson, Susan M. Skillman, C. Holly A. Andrilla, Mark P. Doescher
Date
09/2009
Type
Document
Organization
UW Center for Health Workforce Studies
Tagged as
Access · County-by-county data · Elderly population · Medicaid · Medicare · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Wyoming