Thursday, June 30, 2022

Medicaid Work Requirements

In a ruling with national implications, a federal judge has set aside two 1115 waivers that allowed states to impose work requirements on able-bodied...

Here Come the Dental Therapists

In late June, Governor Ned Lamont signed legislation that made Connecticut the latest state to allow dentists to hire dental therapists. The trend is...

Medicare Extenders

When Medicare was created in 1965 through Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, hospitals were faced with a unique problem: patients now had...

SBHCs Deliver Crucial Care to Rural Students

The more than 900 students at Apple Valley Middle School in Hendersonville, NC usually keep the campus buzzing with activity. But a week after...

Can Freestanding ERs Replace Rural America’s Struggling Hospitals?

This story was produced by Side Effects Public Media. Bram Sable-Smith is reporting this series during a yearlong Reporting Fellowship sponsored by the Association...