Friday, February 14, 2014

Feds Come Through with $8B Medicaid Waiver Funds, Will Help Some Hospitals in Brooklyn

MK Metz
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Charles Schumer announced on Thursday that that New York’s ‘Medicaid waiver’ request has has been approved by the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The state will receive $8 billion. 

The state will use the money to transform the state's health care system and “preserve vital health services in Brooklyn and other parts of the state including struggling hospitals.”

Feds approve $8 billion Medicaid waiver, substantial funds headed to Brooklyn hospitals [Brooklyn Eagle]

The unanswered question: Which Brooklyn hospitals will benefit?

DOH's Dr. Shah has already tried to rule out Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill.

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