Local hospitals are facing cuts in reimbursements and other payments of more than $43 million over the next four years as a result of the American Taxpayer Relief Act signed into law in early January to stave off the so-called fiscal cliff.
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Medicaid and Medicare payment cuts will cost area hospitals $43.4 million through 2017, according to the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association. The cuts will trim:
- $23.8 million in payments to Premier Health Partners
- $14.5 million in payments to Kettering Health Network
- $3.8 million in payments to Community Mercy Health Partners