fiscal cliff

200 Rural Hospitals Benefit from Fiscal Cliff Deal

January 24, 2013

Hospitals are still reeling from the impending consequences of this month’s fiscal-cliff deal that only helped them cover half the costs necessary to protect physicians from a 27 percent Medicare fee cut. However, the positives behind the deal keep revealing themselves, and 200 rural hospitals around the country have good reason to rejoice. According to […]

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Fiscal Cliff Deal a Mixed Bag for Hospitals

January 9, 2013

Last week’s fiscal-cliff deal (such as it was) instituted a “doc fix” that came largely at the expense of hospitals. But as Politico is reporting, hospitals have a few reasons to be thankful for the deal. Reporter Jennifer Haberkorn writes, “For all the hits the hospital industry took in the final fiscal-cliff deal, it managed […]

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