Hospitals Bash Obama's Stance On Immigrant Health Benefits

Law360, New York (January 30, 2013, 10:08 PM EST) -- Hospital groups expressed alarm Wednesday after the Obama administration said it opposed public health benefits for undocumented immigrants who could gain provisional legal status under forthcoming legislation, saying the White House's stance puts a spotlight on the continued pressures of uncompensated care.

In response to a policy the White House detailed Tuesday, three leading hospital organizations provided Law360 with critiques of the administration, with one group suggesting the federal government was acting irrationally by allowing people into the country but also denying them basic benefits....
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