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Why should go beyond surprise bills and report on narrow networks — especially in rural America

Why you should go beyond surprise bills and report on narrow networks — especially in rural America

Simon Haeder has studied narrow health insurance networks for years, but it wasn’t until the professor's 4-year-old son cracked his tooth that he really appreciated the practical implications.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: The Texas Tribune is looking for a women's health reporter

Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: The Texas Tribune is looking for a women's health reporter
Is the rural hospital system near you succeeding or failing? Check this database

Is the rural hospital system near you succeeding or failing? Check this database

An easily searchable database allows you to see quick visualizations of your hospital system’s most recent financial trends.
During a checkup in November 2019, Abraham and his mother, Magdalena Gonzalez, received a skin test

In 2018, Governor Jerry Brown Allocated $8 million to Cocci Research And Awareness. How Has It Been Spent?

In his final 2018-2019 budget former California Gov. Jerry Brown allocated $8 million in state funding toward combating valley fever, split evenly between the University of California system and the new Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical in Bakersfield. Here’s how that money’s been spent.
Garcia-Lloret and Butte still see Abraham during most of his checkups, including this one in November 2019. Credit: UCLA

Following Funding Boosts, Momentum Builds Around Valley Fever Research

Researchers have been trying to understand valley fever for decades, but the playing field remained small until recently.
Luther and Shirley Sterrett care for their son Josh who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy. While the family is supposed to get 92

How to track the devastating impact of a growing home nursing shortage

The crisis is expected to dramatically worsen as the nationwide demand for in-home nursing skyrockets — just as experienced nurses prepare to retire in record numbers.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: CNBC Digital is looking for a health care reporter

CNBC Digital is looking for a health care reporter in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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What the ‘hotspotting’ disappointment teaches us about health care

A rigorous new study finds the "hotspotting" approach to health care super-users doesn't work as well as hoped. It's another case of hype outpacing the evidence.

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