The 2016 budget had many items red-lined and taking a large hit was critical access hospitals.  The budget proposal eliminates critical designation for hospitals that are close to other hospitals, which could create a possible savings of $770 million.  These issues are particularly hard for small hospitals because they have fewer budget items they can cut back on to make up for their losses.

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