Column: Pending Legislation Attacks Private Health Insurance, Raising Costs | Columnists

Ericka McPherson Oklahoma Families for Affordable Health Care Oklahoma Families for Affordable Health Care It’s a common refrain on Capitol Hill in Oklahoma that lawmakers should pursue free market solutions, avoid costly government mandates, and not support special interests rather than the best interests of all Oklahomans. When it comes to health care policy, many … Read more

Florida wants cost of undocumented patients’ hospital care

Nurse Alix Zacharski, right, sanitizes her hands as other doctors and nurses care for a patient in the Medical Intensive Care Unit for COVID-19 patients at Jackson Memorial Hospital in July 2021. Miami Herald file photo TALAHASSEE One of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ top health officials on Thursday wrote a letter to the head of the … Read more

HPS Seeks to Address Rising Insurance Costs and Increase Salaries for Classified Staff | News

Hastings School Board members will act on a proposal at their Monday meeting that includes a raise of up to $2 per hour for most current Hastings Public Schools graded staff to stem the rise in health insurance costs. Superintendent Jeff Schneider and HPS Director of Human Resources and Operations David Essink presented the proposal … Read more