Rhode Island hospitals: Cuts in budget could 'destroy us'
Rhode Island Gov. Donald L. Carcieri wants the state's community hospitals to give up nearly $32 million in the coming months to help solve the state government's financial troubles. The money, which was supposed to help reimburse hospitals that give free care to the uninsured, is part of Carcieri's $357-million midyear budget repair plan. But lawmakers, hospital administrators, and the health insurance industry have attacked the hospital cut as irresponsible and dangerous.
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