No guarantees

Daly, Rich
July 2011
Modern Healthcare;7/18/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 29, p8
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The article focuses on the cuts expected to be enacted by the U.S. Congress on federal government's healthcare expenditures. The Republican Party expressed their interest to cut costs that will cause the increase in debt limit while the Democratic Party proposed cuts that will be accompanied by new taxes. Among those included in the leaked list of cuts is the 100 billion U.S. dollars reduction through standardization of Medicaid federal medical assistance percentages and about 50 billion U.S. dollars payment reduction in nursing homes.


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