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Over-regulation restricting Vermont health care

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A newly released study on openness and access in health care systems has ranked Vermont as one of the most restrictive states in the country.

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Arizona lawmakers ponder dental therapy to address shortage

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  Alaska, Arizona, Health Care, Minnesota, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

Hospital emergency rooms are normally a repository for broken bones, accident traumas and sudden or severe medical complications. In Arizona, ERs were also the go-to treatment option for more than 45,000 people with dental problems from 2010 to 2015. The state’s Medicaid program picked up the tab for 41 percent of these cases — nearly […]

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Study: Florida ranks 32nd in state-level health care flexibility

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  Florida, Health Care, News  /  No Comments

The more flexibility and discretion afforded to healthcare providers and patients in a given state, the better, the analysis assumes.

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What the Journal Sentinel left out of its ‘hit job’ on Sheriff Clarke

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Criminal Justice, Health Care, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“This has everything to do with politics and my support of Donald Trump,” the sheriff said. “These people are invested in bringing me down.”

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Project grades states on health care accessibility

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Health Care, National, News  /  No Comments

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“Who may practice medicine? Which services can nurses provide? Who can own a medical practice? What constitutes malpractice? Can doctors and patients interact via remote video technology? Can new hospitals freely challenge existing institutions? The way states answer these questions has an enormous effect on the cost and quality of health care,” Graboyes wrote.

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Congressional committees want answers on Tomah VA hospital

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Administrators at the troubled Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center are answering a lot of tough questions this week from congressional committees.

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