AHA critical of Medicare cuts proposed in president's budget

AHA News

The president’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget request for nearly $420 billion in 10-year Medicare payment cuts to providers “would jeopardize hospitals’ ability to keep the promise of maintaining access to vital health care services,” the AHA said last week.

On a more positive note for hospitals, the Feb.... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: graduate medical education, GME, Medicare, Critical Access Hospitals, Medicaid

Hospital leaders urge Congress to adequately fund graduate medical education

AHA News

Hospital leaders today briefed congressional staff on the important role that Medicare’s support for graduate medical education (GME) plays in helping teaching hospitals train the next generation of health care providers and urged Congress to provide adequate funding to support these efforts.

The... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: graduate medical education, GME, Medicare

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