Posted in Coronavirus Health News Pro Publica

Video: How quickly hospitals could fill up if covid-19 doesn’t slow down

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Posted in Coronavirus Health Health Health Care National News Off the wire

Surging health care worker quarantines raise concerns as coronavirus spreads

Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News March 9, 2020 As the U.S. battles to limit the spread of the highly contagious new coronavirus, the number of health care workers ordered to self-quarantine because of potential exposure to…

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Posted in Health Insurance News Public Health Public Policy

Colorado forges ahead on a new model for health care while nation waits

Markian Hawryluk February 28, 2020 DENVER     With the nation’s capital mired in gridlock and the Affordable Care Act facing a dire legal challenge, the prospects of lowering health care costs for Americans this year seem…

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Posted in Columns Community organizing Health Care Non-Profits Public Health Taxes Wade Rathke

Nonprofit hospitals are “Confused” about charity and profits

New Orleans       Over the last several years, ACORN International and the Labor Neighbor Research & Training Center have been collecting and analyzing the IRS 990 forms filed by tax exempt, nonprofit hospitals in Arkansas, Louisiana,…

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