Some academic medical centers are being excluded from state health insurance exchanges because their costs are higher than other hospitals'. The resulting squeeze on revenues "raises very real worries about hospitals' ability to carry out their mission," says the New Jersey Hospital Association.
Citing bipartisan support in Congress, Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, president of the American Medical Association, believes a "doc fix," in the form of a total repeal of the sustainable growth rate funding formula for physicians, is imminent.
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