Community Development News

Cuts May Hit Local Hospitals

As Congress considers further spending cuts, several proposals target payments made to rural hospitals. Medicare currently makes limited special payments to some rural hospitals to account for the challenges of delivering care in rural areas.

Making Our Nation Secure

Since America was attacked a decade ago, Americans have focused on what it takes to make our nation secure. Military defense and appropriate domestic security measures are important. But there's more to it.

Medicare, Medicaid and Rural America

As the president and Congress continue efforts to reduce the nation’s budget deficit, Medicaid and Medicare – the nation’s largest public health insurance programs – have large targets placed on them as major contributors to any deficit reduction plan.


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