Nearly a Third of Doctors Won’t See New Medicaid Patients
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In 2011, New Jersey had the nation’s lowest rate at 40 percent. Wyoming had the highest rate, at 99 percent.

About 69 percent of doctors nationally accept new Medicaid patients, but the rate varies widely across the country, according to a new study published in the journal Health Affairs. Access to doctors looms as an important issue in 2014, when under the federal health law, the number of Medicaid patients — now 60 million — will increase by as many as 16 million.