Rae Ellen Bichell

Is the Nation鈥檚 Primary Care Shortage as Bad as Federal Data Suggest?

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Federal policymakers have been trying for a long time to lure more primary care providers to understaffed areas. The Biden administration boosted funding in 2022 to address shortages and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) pushed sweeping primary care legislation in 2023. But when KFF 国产精品视频 News set out last year to map where the primary care workforce shortages really are 鈥 and where […]

The Player-Coaches of Addiction Recovery Work Without Boundaries

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States, tribes, and local governments are figuring out how best to spend billions of dollars from an opioid lawsuit settlement. One option they鈥檙e considering is funding peer support specialists, who guide people recovering from addiction as they do it themselves.