StrategyFurloughed Feds' Health Coverage Intact, But Shutdown Still Complicates Things
Although the estimated 800,000 government workers affected by the shutdown won't lose their health insurance, an unknown number are in...
Federal Shutdown Mostly Spares Health Coverage, But Other Issues Loom
The length of the shutdown will dictate how furloughed and unpaid workers will be affected.
StrategyHealthcare Job Growth Outpaced Nearly Every Other Sector in 2018
Healthcare created 346,000 new jobs in 2018, up from 284,000 jobs in 2017. The 2018 figures include 219,000 jobs in...
Clinical Care4 Physician Assistant Trends to Watch in 2019
This year's expected developments include a new electronic recertification process for physician assistants.
StrategyHealth Care Is Where The Jobs Are. But What Kind Of Jobs?
Were they highly paid doctors and hospital executives or were they positions on the other end of the pay scale?
Kentucky's Medicaid Work Requirements Reapproved After Judge Tossed Them
The state revised its proposal, and the Trump administration collected additional comments on the policy before granting the reapproval.
Clinical CareRepublicans' Drive To Tighten Immigration Overlooks Need For Doctors
The U.S. is grappling with a doctor shortage that?s expected to grow to as many as 120,000 physicians by 2030....
Booming Economy Helps Flatten Medicaid Enrollment And Limit Costs, States Report
The falling unemployment rate is the main reason for the drop in Medicaid enrollment, but some states have reduced their...
Trump Administration Proposal Expands Access to HRAs
Advocates say the proposal would expand coverage options for small employers. Critics say the proposal could allow employers to shift...
Clinical CareSt. Luke's in Houston Replaces Heart Transplant Surgical Director After Program Loses Medicare Funding
The hiring of two outside surgeons comes after Medicare terminated funding to the heart transplant program, citing poor outcomes in...
StrategyHealthcare Jobs Growth Contributes to Lowest Unemployment in 49 Years
The growth contributed to the unemployment rate falling to 3.7% last month.
Nursing5 Things You Should Know About the Nursing Shortage
Parsing out the variables that make up nursing shortage numbers will help nurse leaders make sense of the shortfall. It's...