kathy moon

Nurses Raise Battle Cry Over Reimbursement

The Lund Report
Their rates fell statewide without Legislative fix last year

January 23, 2012 -- Kathy Moon, a nurse practitioner at Dunes Family Health Care, is one of the lucky ones whose practice hasn’t closed down or had to slash services because nurses now make less for performing the same functions as physicians.

Not that her patients wouldn’t notice the strain on her practice, she points out. But while it doesn’t affect her personally, being on a salary, it does affect the clinic’s ability to hire help in the office.

Rural Mental Health Shortage Reaches Legislators

The Lund Report
Kathy Moon, a nurse practitioner in Reedsport, brings this issue before the House Human Services Committee on Sept. 22
September 16, 2010 -- Kathy Moon never thought she’d become the voice for rural Oregonians suffering from mental illness. But as a nurse practitioner working in the small town of Reedsport, she’s become acutely aware of the lack of services for this vulnerable population.
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