Legislators second-guessing Medicaid copayments


Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, says he saw, as a pharmacist, the difficulties of collecting Medicaid copays.(Photo: Sarah Gamard/LSU Manship School News Service)

By Ryan Noonan and Kaylee Poche

Republican legislators are expressing concern about their party’s proposal to require Medicaid recipients to a pay a portion of their medical costs because federal rules prohibit Medicaid recipients from being denied treatment due to lack of payment.

Read the story in The Shreveport Times.


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