TITLE

GOP deficit plan gone...but cuts to Medicare, Medicaid likely to stay

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Rich
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;5/30/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 22, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that there is still a possibility that the Medicare and Medicaid budget will still be reduced due to the growing annual federal deficit of the U.S. It discusses the defeat of the Republican proposal to make changes to the said healthcare programs. It is noted that the healthcare sector has a vital role in the efforts to reduce the federal deficits of the country. Some healthcare providers also believe that the implementation of the Affordable Care Act will help resolve problems involving federal healthcare spending.
ACCESSION #
61071140

 

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