Peds Hospitals Need to Improve Rural Links

WA_Spokane_SacredHeartChildrensHospital_Hospital_Home_Hero From "Characteristics of Rural Children Admitted to Pediatric Hospitals" by Alon Peltz et al in Pediatrics, April, 2016: Background-"Delivering high-quality care to children living in rural areas can be challenging. Compared with non-rural children, rural children often experience worse health outcomes....
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New Health Care Plan Avoids Budget Strain

Sponsors of legislation to access federal Medicaid expansion dollars to purchase private health care insurance for the working poor said Tuesday they have devised a plan that would have no impact on the state tax-supported general fund.
The proposal would require small premium contributions from most enrollees and some co-pays while...
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