Tue November 12, 2013
Health and Welfare

Little Support Found For Claims Medicaid Expansion Will 'Bankrupt' Hospitals

Credit Photo by Joe Imel / Daily News, Bowling Green

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said on ABC's "This Week" Sunday, Nov. 3 that the federal health-reform law may "bankrupt" rural Kentucky hospitals "by overwhelming them with Medicaid patients." However, health-care leaders in the state "say its hospitals stand to benefit, since the expansion would provide insurance to those who otherwise wouldn’t be able to pay their hospital bills," reports FactCheck.org, a nonpartisan service of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.  Read more...