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Qld public hospital beds at capacity

Every public hospital in southeast Queensland has run out of empty beds but the state’s chief health officer says the health system is not in crisis. Beds in all ten hospitals in the region – with the Queensland Children’s Hospital the only one unaffected – were full on Tuesday night. About 250 of those places… Read More »

Hospitals warn Medicare public option would be an $800 billion hit to industry

Hospitals warned Tuesday that their industry would suffer an $ 800 billion cut if Democrats succeed in massively expanding Medicare. The American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals published a report concluding that allowing the public to buy in to Medicare plans at cost would not only contribute to massive budget cuts to… Read More »