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$5 Million Awarded to Three Louisiana Medical Centers

Three medical centers in northeastern Louisiana will benefit from nearly $5.1 million in combined grants awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services. Morehouse...

Kentucky Governor Seeks to Reduce Medicaid Rolls

In a move the state says would save money but cut another 9,000 people from Medicaid, Gov. Matt Bevin's administration is seeking permission from the...

Kansas Colleges Address Rural Nursing Shortage

The need for nurses continues to grow, and the shortage is especially dire in rural communities. To address that need, Kansas Wesleyan University and...

Surgeon General Pick Battled HIV Outbreak in Rural Indiana

Jerome Adams, the Indiana state health commissioner, has been nominated to serve as Surgeon General by President Trump to succeed Vivek Murthy, who resigned in...

Illinois effort spotlights call for mental health reforms

Dixon, Illinoiis is attracting statewide attention for a community program that emphasizes quick access to treatment for certain offenders rather than languishing in jail. "I...

New Jersey on Track to Pass Telemedicine Legislation

New Jersey lawmakers are moving forward with a sweeping set of telemedicine regulations that would open the doors to telehealth, ensure parity and put...

Hawaiian Health Clinic Awarded Grant for New Rural Facility

An $800,000 Grant-in-Aid has been approved as part of the Hawaii state legislative budget will enable Hamakua-Kohala Health to begin constructing a new building on...

Study: Rural Florida Hit Hardest By Medicaid Cuts

A new Georgetown study suggests that the proposed funding cuts to Medicaid would hurt rural Floridians more than their urban counterparts. The report shows 57 percent...

Rural Georgia Hospital Gains Reprieve

A rural Georgia hospital that was about to close for lack of funds will stay open after all. The company that owned Jenkins Medical Center...

Colorado Commission Issues Report on Rising Health Care Costs

Free-standing emergency rooms, provider rates in rural parts of the state and opportunistic drug pricing are contributing to the rising costs of health care...

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