collapse of the public safety net

  1. Hunkering Down
    With Medicaid reimbursement levels dropping around the nation, hospitals are bracing for deep cuts, and states are coming up with complex methods of battling the situation. How will the system survive?
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  3. by   oramar
    Could a safety net collaspe bring the whole medical system down with it? All the unmet needs, medical, surgical and psych will eventually turn into ER cases, unreimbursed ER cases to boot. At what point will hospitals cut those services and eventually shut completely down?