Addiction care at heart of latest push for Maine Medicaid expansion | Bangor (Maine) Daily News
Hoping to tap federal funding that could help fight Maine's heroin addiction crisis, two Republican state senators are again proposing legislation to expand Maine's Medicaid eligibility.
Local hospitals and doctors in the Syracuse, N.Y., area would like to hawk their services to Canadians weary of waiting months in their country for knee replacement surgeries, colonoscopies, cancer treatment and other medical procedures.
Halifax Health making plans for new hospital | Orlando (Fla.) Business Journal
The Halifax Health hospital system plans to submit a certificate of need to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration for a 120-bed hospital that would cost $60 million to $75 million.
New Connecticut law aims to clarify outpatient fees | Connecticut Post
Patients in Connecticut who are billed a facility fee for outpatient hospital services will get a clearer explanation of the charge, under legislation taking effect Jan. 1.
An increasing number of nurses are getting their first jobs outside of the hospital as the healthcare system moves from fee-for-service medicine to population health that focuses on outreach and tries to keep patients well.