Impasse in Frankfort could lead to millions in cuts to hospitals
By Marty Finley
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 9:41 am (Updated: March 16, 4:43 am)
An impasse to shore up a deficit in the state Medicaid budget has forced a special session in Frankfort and the fallout, if no agreement is reached, could leave a hole in Hardin Memorial Hospital’s budget.
HMH President and CEO Dennis Johnson on Tuesday said the hospital can expect to see about $1.1 million in Medicaid reductions if the cuts predicted by Gov. Steve Beshear are implemented in the final three months of the fiscal year. The budget calendar ends June 30.
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