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Opinion: Stop Subsidizing Medical Errors, Cut Costs

November 1, 2011

From The Charlotte Observer: Mistakes are a fact of life in hospitals, and reducing them would yield billions in savings. By Robert Restuccia and Adam Searing Special to the Observer Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011 A congressional “super committee” is working right now on a national debt reduction plan. Medicare is sure to be on the…

States That Cut Medicaid To Lose Big In Jobs, Funding

October 28, 2011

From Reuters: By Joan Gralla Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:22pm EDT Cutting Medicaid by 5 percent would cost U.S. states $14 billion and trigger job losses in the tens of thousands by depressing spending by states, hospitals, nursing homes, drug companies and others, a study said on Wednesday. “Such a drastic reduction would stifle business activity…

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