Crain's New York Business - "Hospitals Brace for Big Cuts"
Having endured state Medicaid cuts, an economic downturn and Superstorm Sandy, New York's hospitals are battle-fatigued. But that hasn't lessened their alarm over the latest threat: an estimated $2.1 billion in lost federal funds over the next 10 years if Congress fails to reduce the federal deficit by March 1. "Congress is serious about these cuts, and they are playing with fire," said Dr. Dennis Charney, dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Learn more