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NLRB ruling could shake up healthcare staffing industry

By Adam Rubenfire  |  August 28, 2015

A ruling Thursday by the National Labor Relations Board could complicate relations between healthcare organizations and their workers employed by staffing agencies. Healthcare staffing firms may become a target for unions looking to organize workers in multiple facilities in one fell swoop.

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Hospital admission policy in Dismaland

Hospital admission policy in Dismaland

Over the several years that the CMS and hospitals have been tussling over the reasons behind the steady rise in short-term observation stays, no one until now has suggested the increase represents a deliberate effort by hospitals to avoid Medicare's 30-day readmission penalties.

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