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Healthcare braces for sequester

The Hill, February 25, 2013
Every corner of the healthcare world has something—and potentially a lot ? to lose from the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts set to hit the government on March 1. Doctors and hospitals say the sequester's Medicare cuts will cost their industries more than 200,000 jobs just this year. With the cuts looking increasingly inevitable, healthcare industries that have spent the past year lobbying Congress to cancel the sequester are now turning their attention toward absorbing its cuts.