Medicare Access Threatened Posted on April 7, 2022 by Russ Roberts Hawaii Island doctors can’t afford to take patients with Medicare and Medicaid due to low reimbursement rates. Views expressed in this West Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Accessed on 07 April 2022, 1322 UTC. Content provided by “West Hawaii Today.” Source: https://www.westhawaiitoday.com/ Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Full access requires subscription to “West Hawaii Today.” Editors’ Picks ‘The details are frightening’: Results of Access to Care survey presented to council Doctors on the Big Island can’t afford to take patients who have Medicare and Medicaid due to low reimbursement rates. 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