Medicaid mill

Medicaid mill

(informal) a health program or facility that solely or primarily serves people eligible for Medicaid. Such facilities are found mainly in depressed areas where few other health services are available.
A for-profit enterprise that provides ambulatory Medicaid-reimbursed health care, in places—e.g., inner city and rural communities—where few medical services are otherwise available

Medicaid mill

A for-profit enterprise that provides health care, usually ambulatory, where few medical services are available–eg, inner city and rural communities. See Family 'ganging. ', 'Ping-ponging'.
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When the program was established, its framers were concerned about the proliferation of so-called Medicaid mills that would provide inferior care to a poor and politically disenfranchised clientele.
About half the $3,000,000,000 spent on physicians, dentists, pharmacies, and laboratories went for substandard or unnecessary care provided by Medicaid mills, privately owned clinics usually located in poor urban neighborhoods.
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