Monday, January 27, 2014

Cuomo and de Blasio, BFF, Work to Get a Billion for Brooklyn Hospitals

Declaring their enduring friendship forever, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo said they are working together to secure the long-overdue $10 billion federal Medicaid Waiver funds for NYS.

One billion of this is earmarked to revamp Brooklyn hospitals.

While Cuomo said that Brooklyn has too many hospital beds, de Blasio pointed out that the emergency rooms at LICH and Interfaith are the “first point of access to health care” for a quarter of a million people.

More here and here.

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