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Louisiana's Medicaid System (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-07-03

Duration: 00:05:07

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1981 | Louisiana. Legislature | MEDICAID | Medicaid fraud | Louisiana. Department of Health and Human Resources


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Fisher, George Speaker
  • Bolton, Howard Interviewee


This segment from the July 3, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the problems facing the Medicaid system in Louisiana. This report touches on the backlog of claim payments to doctors, hospitals and pharmacists, as well as the potential for widespread abuse of the system. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome