Preparing a game plan

Zigmond, Jessica; Daly, Rich
August 2011
Modern Healthcare;8/22/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 34, p8
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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.


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