Tag Archive for: Affordable Care Act

When the healthcare worker becomes the patient

The state of healthcare is a topic of heated discussion among not only lawmakers and presidential candidates, but ordinary Americans. Is ObamaCare working? Should it be repealed? Why are healthcare costs so expensive?

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Nurse Staffing Linked to Lower Readmission Penalties

Researchers estimate that each additional nurse-hour per patient day is associated with 10% lower odds of receiving penalties under The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.

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Governor Corbett’s Visit to Crozer-Chester Medical Center

While it is noteworthy that Governor Corbett has decided to sign Senate Bill 5, our patients and Crozer-Chester Medical Center face a much larger problem that the governor has refused to resolve: the federally funded expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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PASNAP Statement of Support for the ACA Expansion of Medicaid in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) strongly encourages Governor Tom Corbett to participate in the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion.

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As Unions Cheer Health Care Decision, Some Push for More

By Peter Knowlton, LaborNotes.org

It’s Supremely official: Congress can force us to pay private corporations to deliver a fundamental human right, health care.

With the Affordable Care Act intact, we will get to see how the law actually pans out—because no one really knows what to expect when the law begins in earnest in 2014.

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Healthcare Reform: We’re Not Done Yet

by Walter Tsou, CommonDreams.org

The Supreme Court has spoken. The Affordable Care Act, briefly on the ropes, has been blessed as the law of the land.

Too many feel that health reform is finally finished and we can move on to the big three issues: the economy, jobs and the deficit.

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