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California Hospitals Face ‘Hard Decisions’ Under Medicare Payment Changes
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A hospital group in the San Francisco Bay Area recently announced its intention to cut its staff by four percent due to financial pressures. And more structural changes may be to come for other California hospitals under the Affordable Care Act, according to one hospital trade group. The California Hospital Association says Medicare payment changes under the Affordable Care Act will mean billions fewer dollars will flow into medical facilities over the next decade.