TITLE

Double-Whammy for Public Hospitals

AUTHOR(S)
Moon, Susanna
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2007, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the implications of the proposed Medicare budget cuts for public hospitals in the U.S. The plan by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to stem spending in Medicare and Medicaid may feel like a one-two punch to public hospitals. In California, Medicaid represents about 48 percent of public hospital funding. Public hospitals could lose $500 million a year under the Medicaid rule, according to the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems.
ACCESSION #
24587244

 

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