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Jeff Hetherington, CEO of Family Care, Inc., one of the area's first state-approved coordinated care organizations wants to improve care for Medicare and Medicaid patients by raising rates for primary care physicians.  He says improving rates will increase the number of primary care doctors available to treat patients, so they can stay away from specialists and unnecessary E-R visits. He says the money to cover the increased rates would be derived from cost savings within the healthcare system; those specialist and E-R visits much more expensive for patients, insurers and healthcare providers.

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  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.