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Health Screenings Benefit Medicaid Recipients

A new GAO report stresses the need for States to make a more concerted effort to ensure that Medicaid beneficiaries receive services to which they are entitled. Children under 21 who receive Medicaid are entitled under federal law to a comprehensive health exam. GAO found that on average, only 58% of Medicaid children received at least one well-child checkup. Read more» 09/22/2009