hospital transparency, medical debt, healthcare in the United States

Hospitals Gone Wild

Ideas and Issues

July 8, 2021 New Orleans        Our team of ACORN and LNRTC researchers and interns from Tulane have been reviewing the price lists posted by hospitals in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas to satisfy new HHS regulations.  It’s not a pretty story, but we’re still vetting the data and compiling the report, so this is …

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Coronavirus Policy and Financial Failures Put Nursing Home Workers at Risk

Ideas and Issues Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts New Orleans       Is the coronavirus a pandemic and economic catastrophe or a hiccup along the road to progress as the President promises?  Who knows?  What already seems clear is that for all of the talk about China not being ready for this, it also seems …

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Now is the Time to Press Hospitals for Community Benefit Agreements

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Health Care

New Orleans       Community benefit agreements have increasingly become part of the conversation in cities throughout the country when it comes to major developments at the intersection of private interest and public authority, regulations, and landholding.  Few large cities under assault from major and minor sports interests to support stadium projects have not found themselves …

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