Healthcare provider shortages are a symptom of government red tape


The largest healthcare strike in United States history recently came to an end. Kaiser Permanente has arrived at a tentative agreement with unions representing 75,000 healthcare employees in California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., who walked off their jobs in early October.

The unions cited inadequate staffing ratios as a primary motivator for the strike. Labor shortages, or suboptimal distributions of healthcare personnel, are common across the country.

Government red tape is largely to blame. Cutting that red tape could make it easier for millions of patients to access care.

Read the full article at the Washington Examiner

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