Kansas Medicaid cuts will cost Lawrence Memorial Hospital nearly $750,000 in next fiscal year

Medicaid cuts that Gov. Sam Brownback ordered in May to balance the state’s budget will cost Lawrence Memorial Hospital approximately $500,000 to $800,000 in the next fiscal year.
Joe Pedley, LMH chief financial officer, told the hospital’s board of directors Wednesday about the effects of both across-the-board Medicaid cuts and cuts to provider reimbursement rates.
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