Liberty Hospital

4:39 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Liberty Hospital Announces Layoffs, Citing Pending 'Health Care Storm'

Liberty Hospital is a 250-bed public hospital just north of Kansas City.
Credit Liberty Hospital

More than 100 employees at Liberty Hospital will be out of a job by the end of next week. The hospital says the layoffs are a response to a perfect storm in health care right now. That includes reduced Medicare and Medicaid payments, changes in the way hospitals will be reimbursed for care under the federal health law and increasing demands for charity care as individual health insurance costs go up. 

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