How the shutdown is hitting healthcare Print
Written by Les Masterson | Healthcare Dive   
Friday, 25 January 2019 17:16
Hospital leaders, patient groups and others are speaking out about the potential of upheaval as the partial government shutdown moves into day 34. The shutdown is affecting healthcare in many ways, including stalled food inspections, people not being able to afford care and premiums and the possibility of Americans not receiving prompt tax credits that help pay their health insurance. Dozens of health groups sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling for the president and Congress to reopen government immediately to "minimize any further impact on the public's health and wellbeing."

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