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Critics pan process for picking money-making trauma centers

Intense competition among for-profit hospitals for lucrative trauma unit designations in Southern Nevada has lawmakers pondering a return to the days when the state...
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Amended paid sick leave bill results in more hours, more exemptions

When Sen. Pat Spearman asked attendees at the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor meeting Thursday if anyone wanted to speak in opposition to...
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Surprise! Lawmakers hear legislation tackling unforeseen medical bills

Imagine getting an unanticipated $800 hospital bill you’re not able to pay. After weeks of daily phone calls trying to collect the unpaid money,...
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Rehab “track records” to be public under legislation

Nevadans and others seeking help for addiction could be privy to more information about drug and alcohol treatment providers under a bill before state...
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Ford leads multi-state brief against Kentucky anti-abortion law

The Nevada Attorney General's office has taken the lead on an amicus brief filed by 20 states arguing that availability of abortion providers in...
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Legislation would make rehabs, mental health homes report deaths to state

When 23-year old Cody Arbuckle died after 19 days in a Las Vegas home licensed for drug and alcohol treatment, it fell on his...
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Horsford rips Trump appointee for spending to polish her brand

Calling it an "abuse of taxpayer trust," Rep. Steven Horsford Friday said he is formally calling for his colleagues on the House Ways and...
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LV Council candidate testifies on rehab conflicts, slams former company

“Solutions and Desert Hope are best-in-class facilities.”That’s what David Marlon said when the Current asked last year about questionable practices at the Las...
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Nevada lags nation in some health measures, holds own in others

Nationally, 10 percent of the population under age 65 have no health insurance. In Nevada, it's 13 percent.Nationally, there is one primary care doctor...
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Trauma drama: Turning triage into profit centers

What’s the difference between an emergency room and a low-level trauma unit?A $12,000 cover charge, for starters.  That’s how much MountainView Hospital CEO...

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