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Texas doctors threaten to drop Medicaid, fear cuts

Dallas Morning News, July 11, 2010

Doctors in the Dallas area and across Texas are threatening to opt out of Medicaid because of payment cuts, which would further damage the state's already uneven delivery of healthcare to the poor. The 1% trim to provider fees that starts Sept. 1 sounds modest. But doctors, insurance industry officials and healthcare experts widely see it as the first of many hits coming to doctors' wallets as Texas' fiscal woes deepen.