AHA Rural Chair Says Reimbursement Top Challenge

Alvin Hoover, CEO of King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, MS, chairs the American Hospital Association’s Section for Small or Rural Hospitals. Read his interview in “Health Leaders” about the reimbursement challenges facing rural hospitals in the reform landscape. Hoover says the overarching challenge is going to be to helping the legislators understand that massive cuts to reimbursement to try to lower the deficit can’t all be on the backs of hospitals.  Read the interview here

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