Budget meant tough decisions, including hospitals

August 2011
New Hampshire Business Review;8/12/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p17
In this article, the author reflects on the challenges faced by the U.S. federal government regarding its fiscal policy and their impact on the funding of Medicaid services including hospitals in 2011.


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