Feedback: SMC To Cut Jobs Because Of Healthcare Reform
Healthcare reform will cost 23 people their jobs at Samaritan Medical Center.
"We're down about 200 discharges, so that means approximately 200 people less being admitted to the hospital than last year," said hospital spokesperson Krista Kittle.
Reduced numbers numbers mean reduced revenue.
Here's how the restructuring plan works:
Officials say so-called "Obama Care" has actually put an emphasis on out-patient treatment.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, Watertown, NY