Survey: Recession hits Georgia hospitals hard
The economic downturn has caused 60% of Georgia's hospitals to cut staff or consider it, and more than one-third to reduce services or contemplate such a move, according to a survey of 63 hospitals and health systems by the Georgia Hospital Association. And about 60% of hospitals say the economy and low payments from the Medicaid insurance program have affected their ability to meet day-to-day operating expenses.
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