Exit polls show that healthcare was the driving issue for most Americans in Tuesday’s midterm elections. In fact, twice as many people cited concern about healthcare as any other matter.
With election season in full gear, healthcare is again the top issue on the minds of voters. In congressional races across the nation, candidates are sparring over health coverage. Democrats have seized upon Republican incumbents’ votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and with it, important consumer protections, particularly for people with preexisting conditions.
HANYS believes that experienced clinical leaders should determine staffing levels in clinical settings – not government. The Boston Globe agrees.
While the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh dominated the news, the U.S. Senate passed a comprehensive bill to combat the opioid crisis. The Support for Patients and Communities Act will help address opioid addiction, which kills 115 Americans each day.
The Trump administration recently touted new regulations they claimed would provide affordable health insurance coverage to five million “forgotten” Americans who do not qualify for federal subsidies.
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