Clinton Defends Federal Health Care Law In Speech

Community Health Systems to Participate in Two Healthcare Conferences in September

1 launch of online health insurance markets in the states. 4 LITTLE ROCK, Ark.Bill Clinton urged opponents of the federal health care law Wednesday to stop trying to repeal it and instead work to improve it, as the White House enlisted the former president to make the case for its signature domestic accomplishment. Speaking at his presidential library in downtown Little Rock, Clinton offered a detailed defense and explanation of the law as a key part of its implementation nears. His nearly hour-long speech was the first in a series of addresses expected by administration officials and allies defending the law this fall. “It seems to me that the benefits of the reform can’t be fully realized and the problem certainly can’t be solved unless both the supporters and the opponents of the original legislation work together to implement it and address the issues that arise whenever you change a system this complex,” Clinton told more than 300 people.
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Located in the Nashville, Tennessee, suburb of Franklin, Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the largest publicly-traded hospital companies in the United States and a leading operator of general acute-care hospitals in non-urban and mid-size markets throughout the country. Through its subsidiaries, the Company currently owns, leases or operates 135 hospitals in 29 states with an aggregate of approximately 20,000 licensed beds. Its hospitals offer a broad range of inpatient and surgical services, outpatient treatment and skilled nursing care. In addition, through its subsidiary, Quorum Health Resources, LLC, the Company provides management and consulting services to non-affiliated general acute-care hospitals located throughout the United States. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CYH.” SOURCE: Community Health Systems, Inc.
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Raynham health agent reaches out to towns to rally for aerial pesticide spraying

At the same time, Flaherty acknowledged that the spraying would only be effective this year until ground frost appears, which would be in the beginning of October. He said that spraying now would at least reduce the risk for the warm days ahead during the remainder of the month. Flaherty said that the recent death of the Weymouth woman should indicate that the public is at risk, and that aggressive aerial spraying combined with continued ground spraying will help reduce the risk. The woman passed away only four towns over, Flaherty said.
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