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Deseret News: Excessive regulation is fueling a health care crisis in Utah

Recent research has shown that health care consolidations not only lower costs for health care consumers but also improve multiple indicators of quality patient care.

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A Balancing Act between Patient Rights and Healthcare Provider Needs

New Mexico is facing a healthcare provider shortage, exacerbated by challenges in medical malpractice payouts and high malpractice caps.

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Why is New Mexico Proposing Single-Payer Healthcare?

The Medicaid Forward Plan, introduced as House Bill 400, is aimed at creating a state-administered health coverage plan.

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Can We Tackle Crime Now?

The recent shooting on the University of New Mexico campus should encourage crackdowns on criminals.

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SPPI Job Index: Dark Clouds Are Gathering

Today’s fresh employment numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics are concerning.

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Fighting Fire Without Water: Solving New Mexico’s Water Crisis

State officials and New Mexico’s congressional delegation can do more to prevent future wildfires.

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Quietly Rescinds Some Emergency Orders

While the emergency was originally instituted with much fanfare, the executive orders are being quietly rescinded.

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A Letter to Secretary of Labor Martin Walsh Regarding Shared Savings Fees

We urge the Department of Labor (DOL) to require transparency and disclosure to employers with respect to so-called “shared savings fees” under employer-sponsored health plans to better ascertain their propriety and impact upon millions of Americans.

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New Mexico Paid Sick Leave Takes Effect July 1

Even employers with a single employee are obligated to implement a sick leave policy under the new law. Next month, on July 1, 2022, the New Mexico Paid Sick Leave Law will take effect. The Healthy Workplaces Act of 2021 requires all private employers, no matter the size, to pay sick leave to all employees. […]

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