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What We're Reading- August 12th

Aug 12, 2019 4:33:48 PM / by Ingrid Korgemagi, VP Marketing

From the dealing with the aftermath of a mass shooting in behavioral health to how rural health facilities are recruiting for physicians, there is much to catch up on in healthcare. Here are a few things of interest that we are reading right now: 

CMHCblog
  •  "Dealing With The Lingering Effects Of A Mass Shooting" California Healthline’s Anna Almendrala spoke with the Director of the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif about what her department has learned about the long-term psychological effects of surviving a mass shooting, and the triggers that can set recovery backArticle
  • "To boost workforce, medical schools try to sell rural lifeThe Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University is among a small group of medical schools across the U.S. with programs dedicated to bolstering the number of primary care doctors in rural communities. Article
  • "Lack of tech, not jobs, could ding Medicaid enrollees facing work requirements".  A large proportion of enrollees in the 16 states that have applied to CMS to impose work requirements on their Medicaid enrollees already have jobs or are providing care for someone in their household, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Many of them may lose coverage due to a lack of access to computers to fulfill mandatory reporting requirements. Article

Topics: Behavioral Health, medicare reimbursement, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, Medicare, News, RHC, CMS

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