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February 28, 2014
AHIP Eyes 5.9 Percent MA Payment Cut, Market Disruptions
Obama budget will seek record funding for new doctors
Healthcare pros react to Hillary Clinton's HIMSS speech
Co-Ops report early enrollment successes and expansion plans
Doctors struggle to save for retirement despite high salaries
February 27, 2014
Employer Mandate Delay Hurts NFP Hospitals' Credit Outlook
PCMH Pilot Not Associated with Cost Reductions, Study Shows
Many Americans open to narrow doctor networks in Obamacare
Highmark won't pay hospital rates for care in physician offices
So many changes to the healthcare law, but are they legal?
Highmark to reduce payments for some oncology-related services
CPOE stragglers: One hospital's fix
Review finds Wellmark reserves 'reasonable and prudent'
MO House backs limits on medical malpractice
Toothaches a headache for FL emergency rooms
February 26, 2014
Behind Retailers' Healthcare Strategies, Operational Know-How
MA Payment Rates for 2015 Cloaked in Uncertainty
Obama: Health insurance enrollment at 4 million
Holder, Sebelius tout billions in healthcare fraud recoveries
MaineGeneral hospital 'doing its best' amid bed shortage
Popular US health reform plan may not cut costs, boost quality
Centralizing organ removal may benefit transplants
February 25, 2014
Retail Medicine Syncs with High-Deductible Health Plans
Industry Groups Urge Sebelius to Hold Off on MU
Report: Premiums may rise for 11 million workers
AR lawmakers to vote on funds for alternative to Obamacare
New ACA insurance causes headaches in some doctors' offices
NYC hospital agency deficit to more than triple to $1.4 billion
CIO to CIO: Advice on ACOs
Opinion: Even as a doctor with decent insurance, I had difficulty entering the healthcare system
February 24, 2014
Insurance Status a Factor in Trauma Care, Study Says
CMS Proposes MA Payment Cut
How to bring the price of healthcare into the open
Dispute grows over tax exemptions for nonprofit hospitals
Designation change could cut critical access hospital funds
ME bills seek 'narrow' network explanations
Partners' deal stirs debate on controlling costs
Hospitals have new tool to save money
How a St. Louis-based healthcare system became one of the nation's biggest
Cardiologist: UnitedHeathcare failed to advise Yale-New Haven Hospital patients
Faculty questions NYU Langone's political fund-raising efforts
February 21, 2014
Avoiding MU Pitfalls Starts with Following Fundamentals
How Obamacare could unlock job opportunities
Is Medicare drug coverage in jeopardy?
Private exchange sees surge in healthcare enrollment
Busted state Obamacare websites haven't caught up to Healthcare.gov
Opinion: To pay for Medicare SGR repeal, build on bipartisan healthcare policy
Health centers see threat from 'private option' Medicaid
U of I doctors under scrutiny for surgical robot ad
Settlement reached on Long Island College Hospital's future, attorneys say
Slideshow: 2014 Industry Survey—Forging Healthcare's New Financial Foundation
February 20, 2014
Tenet, HMA Named in Federal Kickback Suit
ICD-10: CMS Agrees to Limited End-to-End Testing
Biden indicates healthcare sign-ups may fall short of unofficial goal of 7 million
Employers in US turn to private exchanges to cut health costs
Uninsured trauma patients may get better hospital care
Athenahealth teams with doctor-led ACO
CA voters may decide medical malpractice cap
February 19, 2014
Sebelius: 'No evidence' Obamacare costs jobs
Congress seeks $150B to end 'doc fixes'
Opinion: Bigger hospitals mean higher prices, not better care
Gilbert (AZ) hospital files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Patients caught in price war between Meadowlands Hospital and UnitedHealthCare
NM Bill would block hospital collection efforts
Highmark looks to expand into northeastern PA
February 18, 2014
Drug Shortages Exacerbated by Supply Chain Woes
Republicans open investigations into Obamacare's disaster sites
Starr leads purchase of healthcare services firm MultiPlan
Opinion: The wrong way to fix Obamacare
Without Medicaid expansion, TX hospitals seek long-term solution
MO lawmakers look to crack down on healthcare navigators
A doctor examines how Obamacare could affect her patients
February 17, 2014
More firms buying insurance for data breaches
For Small Health Systems, Big Decisions Can Mean Life or Death
Moody's Upgrades For-Profit Hospital Outlook to 'Positive'
White House says it doesn't know how many in Obamacare have paid
Rural, small hospitals may get break from federal rule
ME co-op network includes some NH hospitals
NY nurses rally for 'safe staffing' at hospitals
Opinion: What's going to happen to doctors? Look at what's happening to lawyers
February 14, 2014
MU Fraud On The Rise, OIG Warns
HL20: Suzanne Delbanco, PhD—Pushing for Value-Based Payments
The 10 least expensive health insurance markets in the US
As healthcare shifts, US doctors switch to salaried jobs
Moody's blasts proposed Obamacare changes
1 in 5 buyers of insurance under new law did not pay premium on time
Obamacare developers turn to payment tracking
New billing standards to help patients with debt
WA hospitals sue state over new rules on mergers and affiliations
Struggling Brooklyn hospitals expected to remain open after Obama administration approval
February 13, 2014
AMA Seeks to Stop ICD-10, Cites Soaring Costs
Strategies for Safer Hospital Medicine Also Cut Costs
3.3 million enrolled on health marketplaces, including more young people, government says
Payments to CEO raise new conflicts at top health quality group
Baptist Health CEO: Psych beds being cut in national trend because they're unprofitable
Ballot battle brews over hospital pricing in CA
VT's largest hospital says new insurance working
Healthcare tweak: Big companies get wiggle room
February 12, 2014
Physicians Push for Say in Value-Based Payments Structure
ECRI Cautions Hospitals About Tech Hype
DaVita says it will pay $389M to settle fed investigations
Obama says latest delay is 'smoothing out' shift to new health law
Opinion: Yes, we can trim Medicare spending
Employers scrutinize latest healthcare concession
February 11, 2014
Data Analytics Takes on Medication Management
Hospital Engagement Networks Lauded for Lessening Hospital Harm, Costs
The White House is relaxing the employer mandate again
AMA supports overhaul of Medicare doctors' pay
Hospitals push back on proposal to extend cuts
AR's Medicaid experiment, key to Obamacare expansion, on ropes
February 10, 2014
Capital Spending Reflects New Era in Healthcare
$128B SGR Repeal Deal Needs a Payment Plan
Will saving on healthcare hurt the economy?
For 3 million, 'affordable' healthcare might not be
Researchers hope new data collaborative will lower healthcare costs, improve treatment
Hospital fights insurance rules
February 7, 2014
As ICD-10 Deadline Looms, Providers Fret
Congress Cuts Bipartisan Deal to Scrap SGR
Insurers slash specialty hospitals to keep premiums low
Aetna profit misses estimates on low Medicare margins
Insurers eye market for supplemental health coverage to fill various gaps
Maryland hospitals don't know how they'll cover costs of new regulations
The evolution of health IT continues
Opinion: The healthcare myths we live by
In hospital as inpatient, or for observation? Your cost might differ
A startup club for doctors only
February 6, 2014
SGR Replacement Bill Announced
ICD-10 Prep Timing is Crucial
CMS Proposes HIX Guidelines for 2015
Why CVS isn't selling cigarettes anymore
Finding uninsured Americans by the numbers
VA hospitals lobby for Medicaid expansion
Florida Blue and Memorial Healthcare form new ACO
Natchez (MS) hospital plans to file for bankruptcy
How healthcare costs affect small town living
February 5, 2014
RACs Incentivized to Find Even Smallest Billing Errors
Patient coordination would get boost if Medicare changes how it pays docs
WellPoint, a onetime critic of health law, may yet profit
PA hospital aims to help uninsured by listing prices
UMC labor contract is rejected over issue of longevity pay
February 4, 2014
Hospitals Welcome Two-Midnight Rule Delay
Medical Errors Draw $770,000 in Fines in CA
10 places where health insurance costs the most
If the latest Obamacare lawsuit succeeds, Obamacare is in big trouble
Healthcare's slack security costs $1.6B
February 3, 2014
Federal agency delivers 'two-midnight' win to hospitals
OIG to Investigate HIX Flaws in 2014
Hospitals Look at Retail Pharmacies With Renewed Interest
Changes in healthcare delivery affecting Kaleida bottom line
A group testing health policy is criticized for study tactics
Life after Jan. 1: KY clinic offers early glimpse at realities of healthcare law
Maryland may be the model for curbing hospital costs
Tulsa healthcare sector provides massive economic impact
Beth Israel Deaconess-Milton nabs hospital patients from rivals
Struggling Townsend hospital talking with Billings Clinic
Rural GA feels sticker shock on federal health-insurance site