Triggered Cuts

Report: Triggered Medicare cuts would hit hospitals harder than nursing homes

Report: Triggered Medicare cuts would hit hospitals harder than nursing homes

Nursing homes will be impacted less than hospitals and physicians if the automatic cuts to Medicare providers are implemented, a new report finds. The 2% across-the-board Medicare cuts are scheduled as a result of the failure of the Congressional "super committee" to reach a deal.

Automatic Medicare cuts better than super-committee options, report says

Automatic Medicare cuts better than super-committee options, report says

The 2% across-the-board Medicare cuts that would be triggered by a deficit-reduction committee failure to agree on an acceptable budget are preferable to the likely alternatives, a leading healthcare advisor has suggested.