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Medicaid Expansion Puts Bottom Line on Borrowed Time

Now that the smoke has cleared from the U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, what's the upshot for financial leaders? It appears the only thing healthcare CFOs can count on is that they will have to slash costs, but they are working on borrowed time to develop their new business models.

1 comments on "Medicaid Expansion Puts Bottom Line on Borrowed Time"
Todd (8/22/2012 at 12:39 PM)

States should encourage Medicaid patients to travel overseas if they need costly surgery and pay the beneficiary for doing so. That saves the state money and eliminates a loss leader patient from a hospitals bottom line.