Reform Ramifications

Bakhtiari, Elyas; Sweeney, Evan
July 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jul2010, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p10
The article presents updates on physician-owned hospitals, Medicaid expansion and safety concerns. It notes the lawsuit filed by the Physician Hospitals of America and Texas Spine & Joint Hospital against the U.S. federal government alleging that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act violates due process and equal protection rights. The article also mentions that the U.S. federal government and not the state governments will pay for Medicaid expansion and that increased demand for health services will affect the safety of hospital workers.


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