Medical College of Idaho Administrator to Budget Committee: Housing remains a challenge for students

The University of Idaho College of Medicine program director told members of the Idaho Legislature’s budgeting committee on Friday that he continues to struggle with few in-state residence options for graduating students, contributing to Idaho’s longstanding problem of having the fewest physicians. per 100,000 people. The Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho Regional Medical Education … Read more

The 2023 budget is expected to build on the reform agenda to ignite the engine of entrepreneurship and job growth.

Union Budget 2023-2024: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the fifth consecutive Union Budget on Wednesday (1 February). The previous two budgets were in light of the pandemic, and the Minister of Finance had to allocate fiscal space to support the immediate needs of the country. The Union Budget is one of the most long-awaited … Read more

Dartmouth Health looks to cut $120M in its budget, plans hiring freeze, job reviews

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center seen from the air on December 9, 2017. Photo by Charles Hatcher/Valley News Editor’s note: This story by Nora Doyle Burr first appeared in Valley News on January 21. Dartmouth Health, New Hampshire’s largest private employer, has implemented performance improvement plans and a “situational review process” in some member organizations as it … Read more

Day 1 of the Health and Care Budget Hearing: Medicaid and Child Care Costs and Federal Funds

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare makes up about a third of the state’s total budget each year. That’s because — as Director Dave Jepsen explained in a hearing Tuesday — the department serves an enormous cross-section of the Idaho population, through a host of different programs. Jepsen and other state health and welfare … Read more

The need for a youth psychiatric family makes an extraordinary budget request for Southern Vermont Medical Center

Entrance to the emergency department at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington on Monday, December 13, 2021. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger The mid-year administrative budget adjustment that soaks up the first weeks of each Vermont legislative session typically includes requests to transfer funds between programs already in place. It usually takes a hospital several years … Read more

Colorado Joint Health Commission hears SMART briefings from state agencies to inform 2023 budget requests – State of the Fix

The Colorado Joint Health Committee (JHC) held its meeting State measure of accountability, responsiveness and transparency (SMART) Government Act Briefing on Wednesdays and Thursdays and hear presentations from various government and health agencies, including the Departments of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and Healthcare Policy and Finance (HCPF), to gather information for the Legislature’s performance-based … Read more

Governor holds hearing on mental health ahead of state budget negotiations

RACINE – Gov. Tony Evers was in town Wednesday for a hearing with community leaders about programs in place to help those with mental health issues. The message from the community has been that the programs are there, but the needs are great and growing, and they could use additional funding to expand. Evers said … Read more