Illinois hospitals wait for government funding

There’s another state besides California whose needy hospitals are caught in conflict waiting on the government to release funds.  Mercy Hospital & Medical Center and Norwegian-American Hospital are just two of the hospitals awaiting their share of $1.2 billion in funding caught up on state government infighting.  The longer these facilities wait for government payouts, the further they will have to stretch their payables to their temp nurse staffing, medical transcription and medical supply vendors.

Click here to read the entire article in the Chicago Tribune: With late state, hospitals wait; Needy facilities caught in conflict.  (NOTE: There is a short registration process to access this article online.)

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