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Nonprofits help to subsidize La. Medicaid expansion

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Nonprofit hospitals and health clinics are helping to subsidize the costs of enrolling state residents in Louisiana’s newly expanded Medicaid program.

They’re doing this though subsidizing  the expense of paying state workers who enroll Medicaid applicants, reports the {New Orleans} Time Picayune.

This is enlightened self-interest:  After all, ensuring prompt and efficient Medicaid enrollment is in many healthcare nonprofits’ best interest.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has projected that Medicaid expansion will create $677 million in savings during the next five years.

To read the Times Picayune article, please hit this link.

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