Nurse Leader Weekly 12/17
December 11 - December 17

Nurse Leader Weekly 12/17

Curated weekly news for nurse leaders. Catch up on the industry in one stop.

Andrew Shingleton
Content Writer

In Case You Missed It …

Texas Judge Rules Affordable Care Act as Unconstitutional

Friday, December 14
NYTimes

On Friday, a federal judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional on the grounds that “requiring people to buy health insurance is unconstitutional and the rest of the law cannot stand without it.”


 

Chicago Public School’s Plan to Spend $26M on Nursing Shortage Ripped by Parent Group

Tuesday, December 4
Chicago Sun Times

Chicago Public Schools is expanding its use of nursing firms in a plan that could cost $26M for nursing services through 2021. Parents have been frustrated when temporary nurses hired by an outside agency to fill in didn’t show or lacked the training to care for their kids.


 

CVS Positioning Itself to Compete with Amazon and Walgreens for Healthcare

Tuesday, December 11
CNBC

CVS Health which is closing in on a $70B purchase of health insurer Aetna, would make it one of the nation’s largest health-care companies. With Amazon and Walgreens immersed in the space, CVS is positioning itself to compete.


 

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