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Texas Expedites Help From Out-Of-State Health Care Providers

As the medical and mental health needs of people affected by Harvey become apparent, Texas has made it easier for out-of-state health workers to come lend a hand.
A patient is evacuated from Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas in Beaumont, Texas, on Thursday. / Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Facing tremendous need after Hurricane Harvey, Texas has made it easier for out-of-state health care providers to come and help.

The says health care workers who are licensed and in good standing in other states and who are coming to work at a hospital can practice in Texas whilefor an expedited permit.

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