Kids on Medicaid Go to the Back of the Health Care Waiting Line

Children on the public Medicaid program who need to see a doctor for a serious but non emergency health issue are shunned by many pediatricians' offices when their parents try to get appointments, according to a new study.

Two out of three get rejected entirely, and the average wait time for those who do get an appointment is three weeks longer than kids on private insurance.

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