Medicaid Expansion: Risks to Physicians

As part of its annual PayerView study, athenahealth outlines key areas where Medicaid is making business tough for physicians.

Due to the Affordable Care Act, the number of enrollees in Medicaid is expected to grow nationwide. That means physicians and their practices need to brace for an influx of patients carrying this coverage, which, according to athenahealth's latest PayerView study, presents several business challenges.