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CHA Warns Of Rough Times Ahead
Payers and Providers

Despite signs the economy is slowly dragging itself out of the depths of the Great Recession, the California Hospital Association has issued a 2012 forecast mostly pessimistic in regards to smaller facilities and those seeking additional capital. The report, “Environmental Scan and View of the Future,” also raised areas of concern caused by ongoing labor unrest and patients being wrested away by ambulatory care centers and retail clinics.