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States urged to consult with hospitals on Medicaid-expansion decisions
Modern Healthcare

The importance of states checking with hospitals before rejecting the healthcare overhaul’s Medicaid expansion has drawn some bipartisan congressional support, even as the expansion remained politically divisive.

Hospital advocates have repeatedly stressed that those facilities would face the largest impacts of any type of provider if states declined to undertake the Medicaid expansion contained within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.