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IU Health buying docs in hospital ventures
Indiana Business Journal News ^
| May 23, 2011
| J.K. Wall
Posted on 05/31/2011 7:57:14 AM PDT by sonofagun
The culprit is the 2010 health care reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It stipulates that physician-owned hospitals cannot increase their total number of beds, operating rooms and procedure roomsor if they do, they will no longer be eligible for payments under the federal Medicare program.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: health; healthcare; indiana; obamacare; patient; protection
I've noticed over the past year that many hospitals across Indiana have taken on the name "IU Health".
Suspecting some connection to Obamacare, I did a quick search.
Lo and behold, I found part of the reason.
Indiana University, a public institution, appears to be creating an umbrella of safety from Obamacare by converting privately owned hospitals to public/not for profit institutions.
I'm not a business man, so someone please critique my interpretation.
posted on 05/31/2011 7:57:16 AM PDT
Sounds like what was in the ObamaKKKare bill. They don't want private hospital facilities to be able to provide services to folks on Medicare.
It's a sort of fascist BS designed primarily to kill off more of the elderly faster.
posted on 05/31/2011 8:07:54 AM PDT
posted on 05/31/2011 8:11:07 AM PDT
(Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
But, I thought it was the Republicans who wanted to kill the elderly.
posted on 05/31/2011 8:36:27 AM PDT
(19 months until we're rid of "The Boy Blunder".)
posted on 05/31/2011 8:38:03 AM PDT
got the same thing here with the University of Pittsburgh/UPMC. They are developing a virtual health care monopoly around here.
To: Buckeye McFrog
got the same thing here with the University of Pittsburgh/UPMC.
I'll venture a guess that every state in the union has these public universities buying up private health care facilities.
posted on 05/31/2011 9:17:47 AM PDT
(Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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