Emergency room protest by doctors? Not happening, docs say

From the Seattle Times:

Over the weekend, a Twitter conversation made the rounds suggesting that doctors here planned to occupy emergency rooms in protest on April 1, the day the state plans to stop reimbursing hospitals and doctors for Medicaid patients’ non-emergency visits.

Dr. Nathan Schlicher, a Tacoma emergency doctor who is leading the effort by the state’s emergency doctors and the Washington State Medical Association to stop the state from enacting its budget-cutting plan, says no such “#doccupy” protest is planned.

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