Ohio Hospital Fires 23 Workers After 29 Opioid Deaths

The Ohio hospital system where excessive painkiller doses were given to dozens of patients who died fired 23 nurses, pharmacists and managers Thursday and said it is changing leadership, a sign that professional fallout from the opioid scandal has expanded far beyond the intensive care doctor accused of ordering the drugs.

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Bipartisan Support Shown for Ending Surprise Medical Bills

Republicans and Democrats may not be able to agree on much these days but a bipartisan push to stop surprise medical billing is coursing through Congress as health care industry leaders met with lawmakers Tuesday to urge support of legislation that removes the financial guesswork for patients.

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