The 2013 legislative session came to a close earlier this week. Below is a recap of this year’s healthcare winners and losers.
Winner: Community Health Centers: Community health centers got a rare increase in state funds. Under the budget, the state’s 14 health centers will get an extra $10 million a year through Medicaid.
Loser: Hospitals: The budget proposal cuts more than $500 million in funding from hospitals, slashing payments hospitals receive for treating uninsured and underinsured patients.
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