NYC Healthcare News

First Edition: May 25, 2010

September 16, 2015

Budget Cuts Dilute Children's Coverage A federal law that President Obama signed early last year to expand health insurance to 4 million more low-income children has gotten off to a slow start because of budget problems in the states (USA Today).

L.A. Council Panel Backs 37% Hike In Ambulance Fees A Los Angeles City Council panel backed a proposed ordinance Monday that would raise ambulance fees by 37% starting July 1, the first of several strategies for passing the city's budget woes on to consumers (Los Angeles Times).

The State's Mental Hospitals Are Too Full The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services has suspended voluntary admissions to the state's three hospitals for the mentally ill (Kansas Health Institute).

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