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Medicaid: Graduate Medical Education Payments

HEHS-97-77R Published: Mar 03, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 02, 1997.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) existing studies that estimate overall Medicaid expenditures for graduate medical education (GME); (2) the amount of Medicaid GME payments for the 10 states with the largest overall Medicaid expenditures, and the basis for determining these payments; and (3) how Medicaid and Medicare coordinate their GME payments to avoid duplication.

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