Joseph DeMattos Jr.

Medicaid outlook bleak for providers in 2012, report finds

Medicaid outlook bleak for providers in 2012, report finds

Unprecedented state budget deficits will result in historically low Medicaid reimbursements to long-term care facilities, a new report finds.

Providers react to super-committee's failure to reach debt deal

Providers react to super-committee's failure to reach debt deal

Members of the congressional "super-committee" announced Monday that the panel has failed to devise a deficit reduction plan ahead of its Wednesday deadline, drawing sharp criticism from provider groups. The 12-member, bipartisan committee was tasked with finding a way to trim $1.2 trillion from the federal budget deficit over 10 years by a Nov. 23 deadline.