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Healthcare reform at heart of budget stalemate
Modern Healthcare

Congress worked itself into a déjà vu budget stalemate this week with the healthcare reform law at the heart of it. Policy experts, though, said Washington’s current fiscal fights won’t have a significant impact on the healthcare industry this year. Still, they worry about the long-term effects of those financial policy decisions.

The latest congressional budget battle centers on how congressional lawmakers—just back from their five-week summer recess—will agree to continue funding all federal government operations when the fiscal year ends Sept. 30.