Illinois Hospital Association
Yesterday, Missouri hospitals blamed nearly 1,000 layoffs, a hiring freeze, and delays in capital projects, on the state legislature’s refusal to expand Medicaid.
Trying to make up $2.7 billion, Gov. Pat Quinn says his job is to tell lawmakers not what they want to hear, but what they need to hear.
A new budget could mean doctors and hospitals wait months to be paid and poor people have a harder time finding care while state government falls deeper into a financial hole.