N.Y. hospitals face $400 million in cuts amid coronavirus crisis

April 13, 2020

St. Barnabas Hospital hospital in the Bronx, N.Y., recently was given some disturbing news by a state senator: His hospital could soon lose millions of dollars in government funding, according to an article on The New York Times website.

The funding cuts were proposed by a panel convened earlier this year, before the virus had reached the United States, to rein in the state’s growing Medicaid program by identifying $2.5 billion in savings.

The proposals were released in mid-March and include about $400 million in cuts to hospitals.

Asked about the proposed cuts, the N.Y. governor that hospitals would receive a windfall from the $2 trillion federal stimulus package, which provides over $150 billion in grants to hospitals fighting the virus across the country.

Read the article.

See the latest posts on our homepage


Topic Area: Industry News

Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Twice as Nice: Hospital To Double Bed Count

Expansion will add 200,000 square feet, more than double number of beds, and renovate and expand surgical and other facilities


Rethinking Emergency Preparedness in Assisted Living

Research findings underscore importance of understanding ‘unique challenges’ communities face


Ronald McDonald House in Hotel Links to Hospital

First-ever Ronald McDonald House designed and built for hotel has opened


Health-Housing Project Targets Community Needs

3.7-acre complex is designed to increase access to healthcare and affordable housing for area’s most vulnerable


Seismic Shift: System Opts To Build New, Not Retrofit

Retrofitting existing facility would cost about as much as building new hospital


Post Comment


News & Updates • Webcast Alerts • Building Technologies

All fields are required.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.