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FAH Leader Reacts to Release of Administration’s Budget

May 23, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Health Care Delivery, Medicaid

The hospitals that Americans depend on need sufficient resources to ensure care.  The Administration’s budget proposal released today would make it harder for hospitals to meet the needs and expectations of patients.  Proposed cuts to Medicaid and the social safety net of this magnitude are not reform.  We hope the Congress will take a different direction as it progresses through the budgeting process.