Worries at Montefiore Medical Center

by Selamawit Gebrekidan

At the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx there is concern that the new bill will cut in half the annual funds the hospital had received from the government for low-income patient care. The medical center expects to receive only $50 million in what is known as the Disproportionate Share Hospital fund. With 32 million more people coming into the system, a hospital spokesman said, resources will be definitely be strained.

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