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Resource ID: #11035
Subject: Health Care
Source: Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
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Date: Nov. 27 - Dec. 1

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The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) "exposed an extraordinary rise in Medicaid spending on Louisiana psychiatric hospitals, which was fueled by a lucrative state subsidy program. In addition The Advocate used interviews and state records to document abuses by private psychiatric hospitals. These stories were part of a broad examination of how the poor get mental health care in Louisiana.

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