Category: Nursing News

Everything You Need to Know About Block Grants — The Heart of GOP’s Medicaid Plans

By Shefali Luthra, originally appearing January 24, 2017 on Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump’s administration made explicit this weekend its commitment to an old GOP strategy for managing Medicaid, the federal-state insurance plan that covers low-income people — turning control of the program to states and capping what the federal government spends on it each …

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What Every Nurse Needs to Know About Ohio’s Workplace Violence Law

Data shows that nurses have the highest risk of becoming a victim to workplace assault, and the average annual rate for nonfatal violent crime is nearly double for nurses compared to other occupations. A study by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) also found that an astounding 86% of emergency room nurses had been physically assaulted …

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