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Monday, December 10, 2012

HOSPITALS FORCE DALLAS COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY TO CLOSE PROJECT ACCESS

A sad follow-up to last week’s story about Dallas County Medical Society (DCMS) pulling out of the regional Medicaid 1115 waiver project: Because hospitals in the area have cut local physicians out of the plan to care for low-income residents, DCMS made the tough decision to eliminate Project Access Dallas, a nationally recognized service project that provided more than $34 million in charity care and served more than 10,000 uninsured patients during its 10-year span.

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