Author Archives: Tara Courtland

About Tara Courtland

Tara Courtland is the communications director at NEMT.

Healthcare — the debate segment you weren’t paying attention to

Let’s be honest – by the time the Oct. 9 presidential debate turned to healthcare, most of us weren’t paying attention to the candidates’ words – we were just yelling comebacks and insults at the screen. So in case you … Continue reading

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Be prepared — part two

Last week, NEMT President Linda Allard blogged about preparing our business and home offices for recovery in the event of a natural disaster. At the same time, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its federal disaster preparedness requirements … Continue reading

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Obamacare analysis misses the point

There’s been a lot of news and analysis about Obamacare recently and most of it has been negative. One positive piece, however, spotlighted the way in which Obamacare may end up saving the healthcare system money in the long run. … Continue reading

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Where have all the doctors gone?

In case you missed it, a recent study commissioned by the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that by 2025, the U.S. will face a shortage of 61,700-94,700 physicians. It’s not entirely surprising — the cost of education has been … Continue reading

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The next new healthcare plan

Between the Democratic sit-in on the floor of the House and England’s EU Brexit vote, it was easy to miss the Republicans rolling out their healthcare plan last week. So in case you missed it, we’ve put together a synopsis. … Continue reading

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