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Maryland residents eligible for free medical equipment

Oct. 06, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — From the moment doctors said she would have to undergo intensive foot surgery, Prince George’s County resident Janice Joyner knew she would have to pay for more than just a procedure. A mobility device was needed for her recovery. However,...

Man pleads guilty to stealing and selling VA masks, supplies

Sep. 08, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Veterans Affairs supply manager in south Mississippi made more than $50,000 stealing and selling medical masks during the coronavirus pandemic, federal prosecutors say. Court records show Chad Paul Jacob, 54, of Saucier, Mississippi, pleaded...

NC certificate of need laws adjusted in bill going to Cooper

Aug. 24, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina hospitals and other medical facilities would have more leeway with expanding treatment space or purchasing equipment without initiating state reviews in legislation receiving final General Assembly approval on Tuesday. The House...

Pandemic, penalties aside, bribes go on at China hospitals

Jul. 20, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

As the coronavirus pandemic threatened to overwhelm Chinese hospitals last year, Chinese resellers appear to have colluded to inflate the prices of ventilators and other essential medical equipment from multinational companies including Siemens, GE and Philips, according to a review of recent...