Thursday, August 16, 2012

Crony Capitalism in Health Care

Health law benefits some Massachusetts hospitals, penalizes others
08/15/2012 7:35 AM
By Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff
Steward Health Care System, which ­includes struggling Carney Hospital, will not qualify for millions of dollars in special payments under the new Massachusetts health care law

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I wonder why Steward is being treated differently by our government, than the other hospitals, even though they treat a high percentage of poor?
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Steward Health Care faces labor board complaint
Posted Jan 06, 2012 @ 12:14 AM
Taunton —
The parent company of Taunton’s Morton Hospital will face a hearing next month before the National Labor Relations Board — on charges that it fired a nurse at another hospital last summer in retaliation for her having organized a union drive.

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Birds of a feather, they protect the unions together. Always putting special interests before basic fairness.