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Vonderfecht, Dennis
July 2011
Modern Healthcare;7/18/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 29, p20
Trade Publication
The author reflects on U.S. politicians' strategy to target healthcare cost to reduce the deficit of the country's budget. He believes that the agreement between the American Hospital Association and the federal government on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is impossible to be met. He adds hospitals will be forced to suffer economic setbacks that would affect the communities surrounding them if agreement will not be delivered. He cites that politicians must understand the importance of community hospitals when enacting a legislation.


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