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Feds: Pay Cuts Likely Coming for Hospitals

Because the federal government anticipated more Americans would have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, they planned to cut compensation for hospitals that treat a large number of uninsured patients, the Miami Herald reports. In Florida, many may still lack access to coverage because the state rejected Medicaid expansion. As Kaiser Health News reports, the feds say they won't target Florida for the cuts right away. 

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