<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=799546403794687&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

The basic premise behind hospitals’ argument is solid, said Glen Mays, a professor at the Colorado School of Public Health who studies health care systems and management. If hospitals take a big enough hit, it would ripple into the provider fee and, ultimately, funding for Medicaid expansion.