TITLE

Rural-relief bills win partial AHA backing

AUTHOR(S)
Gardner, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;06/28/99, Vol. 29 Issue 26, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces the practice of the American Hospital Association (AHA) in not fully embracing a rural hospital relief package. Stand of the National Rural Health Association; Provision that the AHA opposes; Reason AHA objects to the Senate bill; Comments from Diane Major, senior associate director for federal relations of AHA.
ACCESSION #
2036776

 

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