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October 31, 2013
Community Health Systems profit falls, outlook lowered
Should You Keep Sales Reps Out of the OR?
Insurers, White House argue against delaying healthcare deadline
Top hospitals opt out of Obamacare
Group's lawsuit seeks to void healthcare law
The President wants you to get rich on Obamacare
Doctors' group to launch own health plan for staff
October 30, 2013
ED Visits By Nursing Home Residents 'Disproportionately High'
Slideshow: Population Health Management—Steps to Risk Sharing and Data Analytics
Health site chief expects low initial enrollment number
Insurers oppose Obamacare extension as danger to profits
Aetna's 3Q profit rises 4 pct
How VT plans to push further on health
Doctors use euphemism for $2.4 billion in needless stents
October 29, 2013
5 Ways Health Systems Can Reduce ED Usage
Medicare premiums to remain flat in 2014
White House OKs limited waiver on health penalty
White House knew millions could not keep their health insurance
Opinion: Patients must learn more, question doctors to prevent unneeded treatment
October 28, 2013
Mapping Patient-Nurse Interactions Could Minimize Infections
Adverse Events Draw $775K in Fines at 9 CA Hospitals
Patients, firms shop for better healthcare deals
State healthcare website recovering from glitches
Some health insurance gets pricier as Obamacare rolls out
America's 'other' healthcare revolution
Garden City (NJ) chief of staff: Hospital is a 'tough business to be in'
Health insurance fair draws thousands to downtown Dallas
Frustrated by Healthcare.gov, some consumers buy off exchange
October 25, 2013
NCQA: Appropriate Use of Antibiotics by Providers 'Declining'
Obama team to clarify healthcare penalties
Healthcare law fails to lower prices for rural areas
Opinion: The wildest time ever in American healthcare
Nonprofit hospitals swap breaks for mergers under law
October 24, 2013
The Trouble With Pay-for-Performance
Here's what happened at White House meeting with payers
Administration to adjust healthcare penalty deadline guidance
More charged in federal probe of Sacred Heart Hospital
Suit challenging VA health facility law revived
Opinion: Payment reform – flat facility fees & ACOs aren't enough
Hospital cost shifting may be a thing of the past
UPMC, Highmark reach tentative agreement to settle lawsuits
Costly prostate therapy common when docs own the machine
October 23, 2013
Big insurers avoid many state health exchanges
Health co-ops, created to foster competition and lower insurance costs, are in danger
Lawsuit against BJC HealthCare alleges wage violations
Blue Cross says it will pay 4 MS hospitals more
October 22, 2013
Nurse Staffing Linked to Lower Readmission Penalties
How Telemedicine Drives Volume, Revenue
Obama pushes health law but concedes website problems
Navigating healthcare expenses costly
OH panel approves Medicaid expansion in victory for Obamacare
At Twin Cities hospitals, doing more with less blood
October 21, 2013
Targeting All-Cause Readmissions an Ambitious Strategy
Hospitals face whole new world under health law
Driving a new bargain on healthcare
Report: Body of Baptist Health Care (FL) CFO Kerry Vermillion recovered
Q&A: FL's top health care navigator in spotlight
October 18, 2013
Hospital Inspections to Resume In Full
Obamacare helpers frustrated as tech problems stall enrollment
Insight: As Obamacare tech woes mounted, contractor payments soared
Opinion: ACA's bungled rollout aside, government health insurance works
UnitedHealth sees Medicare payment shortfall, shares drop
OR cuts tally of people lacking health insurance by 10 percent in two weeks
NH will hold special session on Medicaid expansion
Why are hospital CEOs paid so well?
October 17, 2013
Republicans back down, ending crisis over shutdown and debt limit
Obama health target: 500,000 signups by Oct. 31
Opinion: The myth of the medical-device tax
Implementing hospital affiliation no simple task
October 16, 2013
Hospital CEO Pay Out of Alignment with Quality of Care
Consolidation Comes with Benefits (and Costs)
US nonprofit hospital CEO annual pay averages $600K
Miami leads nation in Medicare drug spending
VT hospital fears for funding after patient death
Opinion: The huge healthcare subsidy everyone is ignoring
Adventist HealthCare CEO: Don't drop your company health plan
October 15, 2013
Moody's: HIX Uncertainties Will Hurt NP Hospitals' Credit
Before Selling a Physician Practice, Weigh Tax Risks Carefully
Obamacare's reviled Medicare cuts have turned out better than expected
Patients mired in costly credit from doctors
Study: Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care
Patients pay before seeing doctor as deductibles spread
Dignity Health, Optum launch joint venture to simplify patient billing
October 14, 2013
Intelligence Report: Toward Population Health
Med Schools Failing on Conflict of Interest Policies
Those proton beams don't come cheap
Healthcare rates spark a mix of shock and delight
Pushing healthcare in USA's poorest big city
Health insurance exchanges suffer ills of geography
Obesity surgery coverage balloons the cost of some healthcare plans in VA
October 11, 2013
Compensation for Physician Execs Sees Slow Growth
HIX Lags in Texas, as Providers Wait on Feds
Poll: Health exchange rollout gets poor review
Doubts about pay-for-performance in healthcare
Health act embraced in CA
Sicker Medicaid, Medicare emergency patients less profitable
Is Obamacare really to blame for cuts at the Cleveland Clinic and other hospitals?
October 10, 2013
How the Physician Payment Sunshine Act Could Affect Practice Revenue
CHIME: Mostashari Urges Focus on MU Hardship Exemptions
Uninsured find more success via health exchanges run by states
The shutdown, the debt and healthcare: a primer
The real face of healthcare reform
October 9, 2013
Insurers getting faulty data from HIX
Govt. health and safety efforts slowed or halted
U of Miami Hospital overbilled Medicare $3.7M, audit says
Central Maine Medical Center lauds ruling against Anthem
SSM Health Care to begin layoffs
MN warns 104 health department workers of possible furlough
EHRs, Red Tape Eroding Physician Job Satisfaction
October 8, 2013
MGMA Fears 'Catastrophic Backlogs' From ICD-10 Testing Pullback
Hospitals and insurers struggle to reduce costs from "super-utilizers"
America's healthcare upheaval: Will it get better?
Many doctors unsure about participating in health exchanges
Orszag: Are hospitals more efficient than they seem?
October 7, 2013
Medicare Sees 33% Spike in Claims Appeals
Cheaper Way to Stop MRSA Adds No Patient Risk
Health insurance shoppers suffer sticker shock
Opinion: Pent-up demand for health insurance
Without TX help, hospitals must make Obamacare work
Opinion: Exchanges will raise US healthcare costs
Opinion: At core of US healthcare dysfunction – it's the prices, stupid
New Prince George's (MD) hospital to cost $655M
Numbers guy sheds light on confusing hospital pricing
Healthcare holdouts: Uninsured but resisting
October 4, 2013
Patient Gripes Poor Indicators of Quality Care
Providers Face Tougher HIPAA Rules
The cost of rejecting Medicaid expansion
Hospital mergers may drive up costs
Leader of cancer center works on changes after feedback
Federal government shuts off $20 million in funding to ME hospital
October 3, 2013
Insurance may narrow race gap in access to surgery
CA eases secrecy rules around health contracts
Some physicians still charge co-payments banned by law
Physicians brace for insurance-induced headaches
PA bills want hospitals to take 'any insurer'
UC Irvine and MemorialCare Health System agree to partner, not merge
Western Maryland hospitals form alliance
October 2, 2013
RWJF Hospital Price Transparency Challenge Winners Announced
Tech Glitches Snarl HIX Opening Day
Lessons for the Obamacare rollout, courtesy of MA
Obamacare demand signals potential success for exchanges
Tuomey Healthcare ordered to pay $276 million
Opinion: Baylor Health System, Tenet Healthcare embrace Obamacare
Cuts block some seeking NIH research treatment
Research foundation takes control of LSU hospitals
'Rock Doc' busted on Medicare fraud charges
October 1, 2013
HIX Open for Business
Cuts to Medicare Payments for Uninsured Begin
Obamacare launch poised to reach millions despite shutdown drama
US plans to unveil new insurance options
White House shows off website to buy health insurance under Obamacare
Baylor Health Care System, Scott & White complete their merger
Oncologists call for industry-led global fund to fight cancer
Citrus Memorial Hospital boards vote for HCA
Struck by turtle: Anticipating a new healthcare billing system