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Governor to sign fast-tracked $225M for Pennsylvania healthcare workersPosted on Thursday, January 27, 2022
The state's legislature unanimously sent fast-tracked legislation to Gov. Tom Wolf to help keep burned-out healthcare workers on board during a staffing crisis.
Democrats walk out of hearing with Florida's top doctorPosted on Thursday, January 27, 2022
Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo moved closer to Senate confirmation after a tense hearing where Democrats accused the state's top doctor of evading questions and stormed out before casting their votes.
NC treasurer's report critical of how hospitals bill poorPosted on Thursday, January 27, 2022
North Carolina nonprofit hospitals too often are billing poor people for medical care when they should write the expenses off as a result of their tax-exempt status, according to a report released Wednesday by the state treasurer’s office.
Medicare posts key nursing home staffing info for consumersPosted on Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Medicare said Wednesday it is now posting details on staff turnover and weekend nurse coverage on its “Care Compare” website, where families can research a facility.
HCA to build five new hospitals in TexasPosted on Wednesday, January 26, 2022
This announcement follows the company's plans to expand its hospital footprint in Florida as well.