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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Rural America: The Effects of Thoughtlessness in Government

It is one thing to balance a budget; it is another thing to hack at it.
One process is the sign of an amoral group of frightened barbarians.

The effects of Sequestration on Rural America:


Sequestration, Medicaid, and Mortality  in the Daily Yonder

Sequestration will push 63 rural hospitals from profitable to unprofitable operating margins while the overall average rural hospital operating margin is already -5.68 (unfortunately, that’s a minus). It is estimated that due to sequestration more than 12,000 rural health jobs will be lost nationwide.

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