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March 31, 2014
Hospitals Take the Lead in Push for Medicaid Expansion
As HIX Enrollment Closes, Analysis Begins
Senate Doc Fix Vote Expected Monday
Healthcare spending growth hits 10-year high
Repercussions and reprieves at health insurance enrollment deadline
Obamacare: CA proving new healthcare law can work
North Adams (MA) Regional Hospital closes after tumultuous day, expected to reopen Monday
Madison (LA) hospital faces financial crisis
Healthcare misinformation mystifies Des Moines couple
March 28, 2014
Why the Medicare 'doc fix' vote caught the House by surprise
House SGR Patch Bill Puts ICD-10, Two-Midnights Rule on Hold
More than 6 million people have signed up for Obamacare
Faulty state Obamacare exchanges weigh joining
Deadline near, health signups show disparity
Hospitals chart ways to boost care, funding under ACA
Why Americans like Obamacare (and why they don't) — in two charts
Slideshow: Cardio Services—Keeping Pace with the Pulse of Population Health
March 27, 2014
Hospital-Acquired Infections Decline, But Threat Remains
Docs to House: Oppose payment patch
Analysts say 6 million healthcare enrollees in sight
Young but not so invincible in CA
US extends Obamacare sign-up deadline in case of tech troubles
Insurers grow sick of Obamacare
March 26, 2014
SGR Patch Bill Proposes ICD-10 Delay; Vote Expected Thursday
CMS Confident as HIX Deadline Nears
Obama administration will allow more time to enroll in healthcare on federal marketplace
Court hearing suggests serious challenge to healthcare law
Bungling mars healthcare deadline in some states
45 states fail at posting medical prices, report says
Poll: Most uninsured didn't know about March Obamacare deadline
March 25, 2014
Medicaid Expansion, Payer Oversight Seen as Vital to Healthcare Reform
Obamacare subsidies seen as illegal on state exchanges
Draft rules would help protect seniors when Medicare Advantage plans drop doctors
Opinion: The Affordable Care Act is working
FL earns 'F' for healthcare price transparency
Uninsured people don't like or understand Obamacare
Working group to review NH provider network rules
20 tests healthcare CIOs must juggle
Hospital mergers in CT raise concerns over patient costs
March 24, 2014
Proposed HIX Rules Would Alter PPACA
Integrating the Health System Revenue Cycle
Many people won't be enrolling by March 31 healthcare deadline, for all sorts of reasons
Obamacare website glitch erroneously tells thousands they are ineligible for coverage
Emerson Hospital: Portrait of a community hospital under pressure
Delawareans experience healthcare sticker shock
Healthcare law's 'Wellness' visit might not be free
With health law, workers ponder the 'I quit!' option
March 21, 2014
'Vicious Cycle' Flagged in MA Hospital Financing Disparities
Deadline days away, White House going all out to hit Obamacare target
Obamacare turns 4: Will anyone notice?
How OR wound up with the nation's worst Obamacare website
Medicare put on the brink, yet again
Opinion: State health insurance exchanges still sick
For-profit hospital regulations weighed in CT
March 20, 2014
5 Steps to Preventing Security Breaches
CMS Announces HIX Changes for 2015
Doctors say Obamacare rule will stick them with unpaid bills
10 states are critical to administration's efforts to enroll 6 million in new health plans
For women, the benefits of insurance outweigh its costs
The satisfied unsubsidized: Obamacare's hidden winners
This guy knew when Obamacare enrollment would hit 5M before anyone else. Now he's predicting 6.2M
Got Obamacare, can’t find doctors
Pro athletes come out in force for Obamacare
March 19, 2014
Septic Shock Treatment Protocols Challenged
Physicians Urged to Become 'Political Advocates' for Patients
Concerns about cancer centers under health law
Is Maryland's all-payer model a step toward European-style healthcare?
Q&A: Why a complex, unjust, expensive, error-prone system might end up providing the best healthcare
Man who signed up for Obamacare now owes $407,000 in medical bills
March 18, 2014
SHOP Exchanges Taking a Slice of Small Biz Market
Obamacare enrollments hit 5 million
Poll: Two thirds satisfied with healthcare system
Obama administration wants fewer people to get insurance cancellation notices
MA dumps health insurance website contractor
Obamacare meets March Madness
March 17, 2014
Researchers Link ICD-10 Shift to Financial Losses
Two-Midnights Rule Spells Grim Financial Forecast for Hospitals
White House tightens health plan's standards after consumers complain
Health site plans deadline leeway
Castlight IPO ushers in a new era of consumer-oriented healthcare
Miami clinic biller convicted of healthcare fraud
WA healthcare reform enters phase 2
Opinion: Benefit experts agree with Obama that ACA has enough enrolled
Is working 'great' now?
March 14, 2014
Why Is Healthcare Price Transparency So Hard?
Reversing course, the White House protects an Obamacare subsidy from sequester cuts
US doctors push back on latest Republican move on Obamacare
Insurers may get cost break thanks to rocky ACA rollout
States lagging on healthcare sign-ups vow to do better
Obamacare co-ops defy forecasts to win market share
In the fight against germs, NJ healthcare facilities get smarter
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders Discuss Population Health Management
March 13, 2014
Payers Detail Strategies That Drive Consumer Satisfaction
EHR Spending Continues, But Jury Still Out on ROI
Health mandate won't be delayed, Sebelius says
HHS will push back against state restrictions on Obamacare ground troops
Healthcare signups progress, but unlikely to meet goal
VT has new plan to slow healthcare costs
What went wrong with MN's insurance exchange
Zach Galifianakis is now's biggest traffic driver
March 12, 2014
4.2 million enrolled in insurance through February
Federal panel approves MU Stage 3 recommendations
March 31 remains the firm deadline for purchasing health insurance
FL hospital must pay $85M in settlement over Medicare fraud whistleblower lawsuit
March 11, 2014
Another SGR Patch Likely, Lawmaker Says
Rules to Rein in HIX Narrow Networks Could Drive Away Payers
US administration pulls back on Medicare drug benefit proposals
Law, healthier beneficiaries helping trim Medicare costs
Feds open investigation of Maryland Obamacare site
Unions back proposed Medicare Advantage cut
Get ready to hear more about the individual mandate again
March 10, 2014
AHIP: Enormity of HIX Challenges Sinks In
Hospital Groups Strike Back at Hospital Rating Systems
Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited
Maryland online exchange problems cloud doctor's vision for healthcare
Slew of changes to healthcare law creates more confusion for consumers
Opinion: Pressure on Governors to expand Medicaid under Obamacare
Hidden healthcare fees leave patients fuming
March 7, 2014
Geographic variation seen in Medicare spending
Yale New Haven Health Partners with Tenet Healthcare in CT
Health insurance marketplaces signing up few uninsured Americans, surveys say
Companies turn to private exchanges to control healthcare costs
Employer health plan in 2025? Don't count on it
Nearly 200,000 in L.A. enroll in Obamacare, surpassing most states
Opinion: Hospitals are the big winners
Another boost for the Medicaid expansion
March 6, 2014
Physicians Take SGR Repeal Message to Washington
House backs bill to delay healthcare penalty
2-year extension offered for canceled health plans
GAO to probe state-based health exchanges
Obama administration rewrites some healthcare policies
AR officials eye changes to Medicaid plan
Groups make final push to sign people up for Obamacare
Opinion: Physicians in Congress—A prescription for better health policy?
Slideshow: Healthcare Analytics—The New Business Currency
March 5, 2014
Health workers' union pushes hospital cost control in CA
States with HIX Woes to Get Enrollment Relief
CDC Warns of Antibiotic Overuse in Hospitals
Insurers' Obamacare losses may reach $5.5 billion in 2015
HHS seeks $600 million for health law enrollment efforts
Obama budget sets Medicare savings, hospitals seek reprieve
Insurers, Medicaid fear multibillion-dollar hepatitis C drug tab
March 4, 2014
Hospitals Adapting Amid Continued Drug Shortages
US fine-tunes messaging for home stretch of Obamacare sign-ups
The hidden number key to Obamacare's success
Halifax Health settles fraud case
Lower Medicaid signups seen in health law study
The doctor visit of the future may be a phone call
What brings Americans to the ER?
March 3, 2014
Steep Drop Seen in Medically Unnecessary C-Sections
Two-Midnight Rule Must be Fixed or Replaced, Say Providers
New health fix offers subsidies for insurance policies bought outside exchanges
Administration faces opposition to changes in Medicare prescription drug program
Big deadline looms this month for healthcare coverage
Batavia, Rochester hospitals pursue merger
These three management rules helped fix
HackerCare aims to 'hack' healthcare for startups
Papers offer peek into Hillary Clinton's failed healthcare initiative
One-liners may hint at feelings about healthcare
Opinion: Healthcare jobs are getting squeezed, finally
Now on your restaurant bill: Obamacare fee