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Bernard Wolfson

Bernard Wolfson

Bernard J. Wolfson, senior correspondent and columnist for California Healthline, reports on the business of health care and writes a monthly consumer health column, “Asking Never Hurts.” Previously, Bernard was the business editor of the Orange County Register and its health care reporter, covering the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist, along with two Register colleagues, for a groundbreaking report on cost vs. quality at 30 local hospitals.

ER doctors call private equity staffing practices iIllegal, seek to ban them

By: - December 28, 2022

This article was first published by KHN (Kaiser Health News). A group of emergency physicians and consumer advocates in multiple states are pushing for stiffer enforcement of decades-old statutes that prohibit the ownership of medical practices by corporations not owned by licensed doctors. Thirty-three states plus the District of Columbia have rules on their books against the […]