Extension of Federal Rural Health Grant Program Signed Into Law

On January 5, 2023, President Biden signed the State Offices of Rural Health Program Reauthorization Act of 2022 (the “Act”) into law. The Act reauthorizes grants awarded to state offices of rural health for improving health care in rural areas through fiscal year 2027. The prior law requires recipients of grants to use the funds … Continued

The Problems With UPMC

On January 19, 2023, the American Economic Liberties Project[1] released the report “Critical Condition: How UPMC’s Monopoly Power Harms Workers and Patients” (the “Report”). The Report addresses the problems with UPMC and the consequences to its workers and patients. According to the Report, “[i]n the last ten years alone, UPMC used a relentless string of … Continued