Wisconsin Hospital Association http://wxpr.org en As Obamacare Gets Started More Hospital Visits Likely http://wxpr.org/post/obamacare-gets-started-more-hospital-visits-likely <p>Medical professionals are expecting to see an uptick in the number of people coming for treatment because of the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>Wisconsin Hospital Association Executive Vice-President Eric Borgerding says this upswing in numbers comes at a time when hospitals are under greater financial pressure...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Ken Krall 18460 at http://wxpr.org As Obamacare Gets Started More Hospital Visits Likely Federal Budget Problems Stall Cuts For Some Rural Hospitals http://wxpr.org/post/federal-budget-problems-stall-cuts-some-rural-hospitals <p>For now, a move to cut a subsidy critical for some Northwoods hospitals has been put to the back burner says a hospital group spokesperson.</p><p>In August, the Wisconsin Hospital Association put out alarm bells about funding for "Critical Access Hospitals". A federal Health and Human Services Inspector General recommended removing critical access hospitals from Medicare payment status. The money from the federal budget helps the most rural of hospitals maintain service and without it, experts say, it could end service in those communities.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:44:12 +0000 Ken Krall 9944 at http://wxpr.org Federal Budget Problems Stall Cuts For Some Rural Hospitals Alarm Sounded For Future Of Some Rural Hospitals http://wxpr.org/post/alarm-sounded-future-some-rural-hospitals <P>The Wisconsin Hospital Association put out the alarm bells Friday after a report from Washington D.C. Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:05:00 +0000 Ken Krall 6640 at http://wxpr.org Alarm Sounded For Future Of Some Rural Hospitals