Breaking: New articles in AAP News on Medicaid payment increase


On Tuesday, Medicaid payments increase to at least those of Medicare rates for pediatricians and other eligible physicians for primary care and immunization administration services. A special advance release of two articles in the January issue of AAP News provides additional details on the payment increase and what it means for pediatricians:

  • Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius writes a guest commentary to AAP members  on the impact of the payment increase on pediatric practice
  • AAP President Thomas K. McInerny, MD, FAAP, writes a letter to AAP members on the importance of the payment increase for improving access to care for children in Medicaid
For more AAP resources on the topic, visit the AAP website.

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