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Obamacare Bars Expansion of Best-Performing Hospitals

While ObamaCare highlights and rewards physician-owned hospitals for their high patient value, the law also effectively bars any more from ever being built. Provisions withhold Medicare funds from any physician-owned hospital built after 2010.

That was a big victory for traditional hospitals, which claim their physician-owned rivals don't take as many low-paying Medicaid patients and thus are unfair competition. For years the AHA and the Federation of American Hospitals lobbied Congress to stop the expansion of physician-owned hospitals.

Source: Investors Business Daily. Read full article. (link)

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  • Anton2013||

    Why physician own their separate hospital, and if they own then they can engage their hospitals in Obamacare or Medicare so that every people can get best of the hospitalization facility.
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