State Reverses Course on Access Complaints Against University Hospital

Updated at 5:28 p.m., April 7, 2015

In an interview with I-News, the state Medicaid department head, Susan Birch, backed away from her concerns about University hospital. She said that after a series of meetings with hospital administrators, she’s now confident the hospital is acting aggressively to ensure access to Medicaid patients.

But Birch said pulling the data to prove – or disprove – a conscious policy of discrimination would be too costly.


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