Medicaid Cuts From Senate Health Bill Concern Arizona Hospitals

Published: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 3:41pm
Updated: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 3:49pm

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office weighed in on the Senate health-care bill on Monday, and it determined that 22 million Americans will lose health coverage in the next decade if this plan is put to law — largely because of massive cuts to Medicaid.

Medicaid covers low-income people, including many older and disabled Americans, and potential cuts to the program has many of Arizona’s hospitals concerned.

For more on this, we’re joined now by Greg Vigdor, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association.

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