MNA Daily NewsScan, July 24, 2012 – Nurses March in D.C.

24 Jul

HEALTH CARE

Colorado State Senator: Nurses, Doctors and other heroes stepped in to save dozens of lives during tragic shooting.

Nurses from across the U.S. – including many from National Nurses United – will be joining others as they march through the streets of Washington DC today, demanding more funding for HIV/AIDS treatment.

The nation’s health insurers will pay out more than $1 billion in rebates over the coming days after many of them fell short of new standards that require them to spend a certain share of premiums on patient treatment.

LABOR

In Colorado, RNs are calling on the Centura Office of Compliance and the board of Catholic Health Initiatives, owners of St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center, to remedy problems related to nutrition services at the hospital, the National Nurses Organizing Committee announced.

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