MNA Daily NewsScan 4-27-12 Call NOW to Halt Natl Nurse Licensure

MNA Daily NewsScan 4-27-12 Call NOW to Halt Natl Nurse Licensure

Policy

CALL TODAY.   The Minnesota House passed the National  Nurse Licensure Compact by a 75-56 vote.    Govenor Dayton is our last line of defense on this highly flawed legislation that may jeopardize patient care. Don’t delay.  651-201-3400.  Learn more.

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Health Care

Minnesota Hit Hard After Medicaid Missteps   It was painful to watch Minnesota’s stellar health care reputation and its Human Services commissioner, Lucinda Jesson, get pummeled on Wednesday at a congressional hearing on Medicaid oversight.

Sen. Franken to Investigate Fairview’s Medical Debt Collector’s Tactics   Sen. Al Franken plans to investigate Accretive Health Inc., a contractor of Fairview Hospital. that allegedly broke federal health, debt collection and privacy laws during attempts to outstanding debts.

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Labor

Never Forget- Workers’ Memorial Day, April 28   View the event schedule.