Tag Archives: Care

New York’s health care workforce braces for influx of retirees, inexperienced staffers – POLITICO

Ambulances are parked in front of the NYU Langone Health emergency. | Getty Images NEW YORK — As the coronavirus bears down on New York and the biggest U.S. city becomes the epicenter of the national crisis, state officials are scrambling to augment a health care workforce already stretched to capacity and falling prey to… Read More »

Health care price transparency to become requirement – Sentinel & Enterprise

Starting in 2021, hospitals around the country will be required to make all of their prices publicly available online, including those they negotiate with insurers. The federal mandate is part of a rule change aimed at increasing price transparency in health care. The finalized rule for hospitals, announced in November, also requires them to display… Read More »

Research Roundup: Ethnic Disparities, Heart Health, Postpartum Care And More

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Commonwealth Fund: How ACA Narrowed Racial Ethnic Disparities Access To Health Care The insurance coverage expansion ushered in by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has significantly increased Americans’ ability to get the health care they need since the law’s main provisions… Read More »