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Budget Savings Should Offset the Cost of Expanding Medicaid

The newly-released report confirmed that hospitals’ uncompensated care costs are estimated to have been $7.4 billion, or 21 percent less in 2014 than they would have been in the absence of Medicaid expansion.

By |2019-02-17T13:17:00-05:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , |Comments Off on Budget Savings Should Offset the Cost of Expanding Medicaid

What Happens When a Town’s Only Hospital Shuts Down?

Health care economics, politics and demographics have triggered an epidemic of hospital closures around the country. And the trend is likely to continue.

By |2018-07-13T10:51:26-05:00December 26th, 2013|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , |Comments Off on What Happens When a Town’s Only Hospital Shuts Down?

America’s Quest for Cheaper Health Care

There are plenty of interesting ideas about healthcare costs being floated to help repair the system, many of which are being used in other countries.

By |2019-02-16T08:43:28-05:00December 24th, 2013|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , |Comments Off on America’s Quest for Cheaper Health Care