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December 31, 2013
Obamacare just might net its 7 million sign-ups
U.S. government urged to name CEO to run Obamacare market
VT hospital says 30 days to gauge new payments
Unreported robot surgery injuries open new questions for FDA
Official who oversaw building of Obamacare website retires
Court blocks hospital from disconnecting brain dead girl from life support
For young doctors, hospital paycheck trumps solo practice
This $55,000 bill is the perfect example of our broken hospital system
Roughed up by an Orca? There'a code for that
December 20, 2013
Premier: ACOs Poised for Growth
HL20: Fred Trotter—Balancing Skepticism, Crowdsourcing, and Big Ideas in Healthcare IT
The individual mandate no longer applies to people whose plans were canceled
DeSalvo appointed National Coordinator for health IT
Continued troubles with may drive up costs
93% of hospital executives think Obamacare will make healthcare better
White House caps 16-day Obamacare blitz with benefits 'fact sheets'
A quarter of head and neck surgeons think Obamacare has death panels
After exposure, security holes sealed in MN's health exchange
December 19, 2013
SGR Bill's Payment Transparency Provision Elicits Concern
Insurers volunteer to extend payment deadline for healthcare coverage to Jan. 10
Uninsured skeptical of healthcare law
Growth in US healthcare spending slows
Insurers cut doctors, hope costly patients follow, physicians say
Doctors to lawmakers: Remember, people like us
December 18, 2013
Intelligence Report: Cost-Containment Expertise
Former Microsoft executive to lead effort to fix Obamacare website
Insurers wary of new Obamacare fix for January health plans
Study: Obamacare death spiral looks unlikely
Medicare IDs best, worst hospitals for hip and knee replacements
Embattled MN health exchange chief resigns
December 17, 2013
Hospital Compare Adds Infection, Stroke, Readmissions Data
Obama to meet with tech executives to discuss
Latest federal rules, requests put new pressure on insurers, says Moody's
Doctor shortage hasn't hurt Medicare yet
Benefits questioned in tax breaks for nonprofit hospitals
Health insurance exchanges struggle to charm customers
Healthplanfinder glitches prevent WA Medicaid enrollees from renewing coverage
December 16, 2013
State Health Disparities Trace Medicaid Expansion
ICD-10: Minimizing the Financial Hit
Thousands of enrollment records haven't reached insurers, but inaccuracies declining
Seven changes the ACA will likely encourage in the medical system
Opinion: In defense of Catholic healthcare
Reform mixes healthcare and retail
IA readies for healthcare expansion
Lack of health insurance options frustrates small businesses
No major security breaches on, Democrats say
Sebelius's testimony in two minutes
December 13, 2013
AMCs React to Being Shut Out of Some Exchange Plans
HL20: James Merlino, MD—A Passion for Patient Experience
House, Senate committees approve 'doc fix' legislation
Aetna will not reinstate individual insurance plans
Federal data show health disparities among states
US appeals court refuses interim stay in UnitedHealthcare case
MN's healthcare spending brakes sharply
A rush to reconcile health enrollment data, by hand
Opinion: leaders play IT blame game
December 12, 2013
Q&A: Ardis Dee Hoven 'Optimistic' SGR Will Be Repealed
US health secretary calls for probe of Obamacare website launch
Obamacare sign-ups continue to increase
Hospitals vow to reverse budget cuts
Opinion: In healthcare spending, myths of the ER
December 11, 2013
HL20: George Halvorson—Expectations for Success
Bipartisan fix advancing for Medicare doctors' pay
NY releases hospital-pricing data, calls for action
Consumer bureau hits medical financing company CareCredit with $34.1 million action
Kaiser Permanente reports privacy breach to 49,000 patients
Medicare beneficiaries have good access to doctors, study finds
3 ways to improve US healthcare, as demonstrated in India
December 10, 2013
MGMA Urges 'End-to-End' ICD-10 Testing
On health exchanges, premiums may be low, but other costs can be high's problems doesn't mean Obamacare will fail
Some CA insurance plans narrow doctor, hospital choices
Rehospitalization rates fell in first year of Medicare penalties
How hospitals pass their Obamacare penalties on to patients
Obamacare: An uneven playing field for hospitals
You're getting too much healthcare
IA insurer pokes fun at federal website in ads
December 9, 2013
LifePoint Bolsters Presence in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
MU Compliance Announcement Sparks Concern, Confusion
Enrollment errors put medical coverage at risk tries to reboot
Billions in healthcare law fees to hit consumers, businesses's mysterious new number: '834'
Middlesex County (NJ) starts program aimed at cutting healthcare costs, improving employees' health
A comprehensive review of what went down with
Obamacare's real promise: If you lose your healthcare plan, you can get a new one
December 6, 2013
Obama administration awards $55 million to boost health-care workforce
Hospital M&A Volume Up, Value Down in 3Q
Telehealth Improves Patient Care in ICUs
Congressman: Shut down to fix security issues
Will Obamacare cancel 100 million plans?
23andMe to stop providing data on health risks
A healthcare navigator in unfriendly waters
US charges 49 Russian diplomats with healthcare fraud
December 5, 2013
Douglas Hawthorne—A Chance to Do Something Big
States Rejecting Medicaid Expansion Forgo Billions in Federal Funds enrolls people at about 38% of the pace it needs to
WI lawmakers consider delay in state Medicaid changes is having trouble signing people up for Medicaid
Obama urges on young activists as enrollment grows
NH hospital wants network decision documents
Opinion: Seeking secure health information exchange
TX wants background checks for healthcare navigators
'Convoluted' hospital pricing under scrutiny
December 4, 2013
Safety Net Executives Renew Call to Preserve DSH Payments
Obama to launch new healthcare law campaign
Updated gets mixed reviews
Audit: Healthcare subsidies vulnerable to fraud
Even a tech giant can flub an insurance exchange
UnitedHealthcare, doctors fight in federal court over physician network cuts
Why eliminating 'hospital purgatories' would save billions of dollars
As hospital prices soar, a stitch tops $500
December 3, 2013
How CPOE Will Make Healthcare Smarter
Not-for-Profit Hospitals Find Opportunity Amid Uncertainty has rocky relaunch
Obamacare website sign-ups said to reach 100,000 last month
Why fixing won't fix the fight over Obamacare
Controlling healthcare costs
US justices decline to hear another Obamacare challenge
Hospitals looking for cash up front before most procedures
December 2, 2013
CMS Sets 2014 Pay Rates for Hospital Outpatient and Physician Services
Nonprofit Hospital Outlook 'Negative' in 2014
White House meets goals for, but more work ahead
Medicare seeks to curb spending on post-hospital care
A new worry looms online for the Affordable Care Act
Medicaid growth could aggravate doctor shortage
Affordable Care Act: A tale of two systems
Inside the race to rescue a healthcare site, and Obama
Humana invites Mississippians onto the healthcare bus