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CA Safety-Net Hospitals Stand to be Hard Hit by Federal Cuts
Health Leaders Media

California safety-net hospitals could be hit hard by a program that will reduce federal subsidies to hospitals based on the assumption that uncompensated care costs will decline with the arrival of federal healthcare reform.

The study from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research published in the journal Health Affairs looked at the impact of pending reductions to disproportionate-share hospital payments.