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Fiscal Cliff Looming, Healthcare Providers Move to Protect Funding
Health Leaders Media

Hospital groups and other providers this week intensified their campaigns to protect Medicare and Medicaid from drastic funding cuts that could be considered in the weeks ahead under the so-called fiscal cliff negotiations. The American Hospital Association on Wednesday unveiled the results of its survey taken Nov. 13-15 which showed that 69% of the 800 registered voters queried—regardless of their party affiliation—oppose funding cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.