TITLE

Preparing a game plan

AUTHOR(S)
Zigmond, Jessica; Daly, Rich
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;8/22/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 34, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the strategy of the U.S. federal deficit-reduction super committee and its impact on the U.S. healthcare sector. The committee is reportedly formed based on the standards of the Budget Control Act. Healthcare groups like the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems resist the plan due to budget cuts that can weaken indirect medical education and private health insurance. The Act seeks to cut Medicare spending as part of the 1.5 trillion-dollar debt cut.
ACCESSION #
65123468

 

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