PA union files complaint against hospital; rural health program seeks applicants;

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> A northeastern Pennsylvania hospital's nurses' union has filed National Labor Relations Board complaints against the hospital, Newsworks reports. The group alleges that the hospital failed to provide necessary information about wages, benefits, overtime and staffing. Article

> The Rural Healthcare Facility Recruitment Assistance Program, a South Dakota program that helps recruit pharmacists, physical therapists, nurses and other professionals, is seeking applicants, the Argus Leader reports. Article

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> The Obama administration will intensify its focus on cutting healthcare costs related to care after hospital discharge, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

> A well-known provision of the Affordable Care Act allows children to stay on their parents' health insurance policy until the age of 26. But children without parents enjoy the same option, according to Stateline. The problem is actually getting them insured. Article

> After releasing enormous amounts of raw physician payment data to the public last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has introduced a more consumer-friendly--but apparently incomplete--search engine, according to Medscape Multispecialty. Article

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