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How do you find a doctor that participates in Medicaid?

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One simple way to find a doctor participating in the Medicaid system is to go onto the Medicare.gov website, which is the official U.S. government site for Medicare. The website provides users with the ability to find and compare doctors, hospitals and other medical facilities.

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In addition to the U.S. government website, Medicare.gov, many states also provide residents with information about Medicaid providers or doctors within the state. For example, the website of the Health Care Policy and Financing Department of Colorado allows users to search for providers or doctors near to the user’s residence. Users simply input their home address, city or ZIP code. Alternatively, one can search based on type of specialty of the doctor required.

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