Big changes are underway for Medicare participants, after historic legislation put them in motion this month.
If anyone was harboring hope that a new House speaker might want to take a fresh look at full Medicaid expansion in Georgia, House Speaker Jon Burns dumped cold water on that Thursday.
The study examines postpartum hospitalizations, and found a 17% reduction in hospitalizations in the 60 days after giving birth in states that have expanded their Medicaid programs.
Birth rates are falling in the U.S. After the highs of the Baby Boom in the mid-20th century and the lows of the Baby Bust in the 1970s, birth rates were relatively stable for nearly 50 years.
Regular, high-quality sleep habits help children consolidate memory and learn better.
The $1.7 trillion federal spending bill President Joe Biden signed last week ushers in expanded protections for workers who are pregnant or nursing.
The goal of the in-house teams is to offer enough pay and flexibility to attract nurses to the jobs — and thus reduce the systems’ heavy dependence on more expensive RNs from outside agencies.
A group of emergency physicians and consumer advocates in multiple states are pushing for stiffer enforcement of decades-old statutes that prohibit the ownership of medical practices by corporations not owned by licensed doctors.
Breastfeeding is legal in all fifty states, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, thanks to protections granted by the Affordable Care Act. Out of those 50 states, 30 of them have laws governing breastfeeding in the workplace, and Georgia is one of them.
Medical equipment is still strewn around the house of Rick Lucas, 62, nearly two years after he came home from the hospital.