Doctors Press For Higher Medicaid Payments

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Nevada doctors are getting an early start on lobbying state lawmakers for an increase in Medicaid Payments . Medicaid reimbursement rates during the 2017 legislative session.
The rates were last adjusted in 2001 and, doctors say, they make it difficult to break even on treating the growing pool of Medicaid patients.
Without an increase, the Nevada risks losing physicians to other states where reimbursements are higher, which could mean that tens…


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Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus Hiring 300 Employees For New Tower

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Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus is hiring employees for its new patient tower, a development that will increase the hospital’s capacity to 326 private rooms. The tower is being built by Kitchell, and was designed by Orcutt | Winslow Partnership. The Siena Tower is expected to be complete this fall and will create an estimated 300 jobs for southern Nevada.

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