Being proactive: Banner tightens belt as Medicaid cuts loom

McKinney, Maureen
July 2011
Modern Healthcare;7/25/2011 Anniversary Issue, p23
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The article provides information on the healthcare market in the area of Glendale, Mesa and Phoenix in Arizona. It says that the 21-hospital Banner Health has been looking for opportunities for savings and cost reductions as providers throughout the state prepare for deep cuts to its Medicaid program. According to the author, Banner Health saved 80 million U.S. dollars from its 2012 budget by eliminating merit increases. The terms of Arizona's healthcare budget are also discussed.


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