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Sunrise charges nearly 13x markup, one of highest among top hospitals, study shows

Las Vegas is home to the hospital with one of the highest bill markup rates, according to new research which studied the 100 largest...

Antitrust concerns should extend to drug pricing, advocates say

Congress is beginning to take notice as corporations become increasingly dominant in one or more marketplaces. It’s investigating whether Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook are...
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7 notable bills that passed on Memorial Day, briefly explained

During the last day of the 2021 Legislative session, all eyes were fixed on the last minute bill taxing the mining industry. But lawmakers also...
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Nevada needs a public health insurance option now

Four years ago, I was just another successful and healthy small business owner in Las Vegas, or so I thought. I walked into a...

Why Nevada’s modest public option bill is getting heavy attention

With among the highest rates of uninsured, the highest percentage of for-profit hospitals in the country, and care in the bottom third of affordability,...
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Nevada looks to birth centers, midwives as alternatives to hospitals

The first baby born at Serenity Birth Center was named Hope. It seemed an apt name. Not just for the 7 lbs, 13 ounce newborn girl....

Heartbreaking stories of Black maternal deaths, pregnancy complications, racism related at hearing

When U.S. Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri was pregnant with her first child, Zion, she saw a sign in her doctor’s office encouraging her...

Legislators make case to add public option to NV health exchange by 2026

Legislation heard Tuesday would seek to fill coverage gaps behind the state's high number of uninsured, an estimated 350,000 people, by creating a more...
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Drive-thru vaccination clinic to open at Las Vegas Convention Center

Starting this week, you won’t even have to leave your car to get a covid-19 vaccine. Southern Nevada Health District and Clark County on Tuesday...

Legislation allows doctors to avoid ‘stigma’ of disclosing investigations

Doctors and other medical professionals in Nevada would be free to refer to an investigation by a licensing board as a ‘review and evaluation’...

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