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September 30, 2013
Can Hospitals Pay Patients' Health Insurance Premiums?
Insurance exchanges will open to scrutiny, curiosity, confusion
Opinion: Dawn of a revolution in healthcare
Shutdown nearing, GOP seeks healthcare delay
Dec. 15, not Tuesday, is carefully eyed date for new health insurance marketplace in WI
Amid healthcare reform, free clinics see no end to need
Video: Nurses push to prep would-be patients on new healthcare law
Poll finds most unaware of Tuesday opening of health insurance marketplaces
Medicaid 'doughnut hole' leaves many working poor without healthcare subsidies
WakeMed (NC) CEO leaves amid challenging healthcare landscape
September 27, 2013
Managing Patients' Pain Improves Satisfaction, Revenue
US Health Coverage Rebounds—For Now
Obama denounces 'irresponsible' healthcare critics
Lessons from the Obamacare data dump
Medical supply chain company Premier rises in market debut
Glitches hold up elements of healthcare sign up process
CA becomes laboratory for Affordable Care Act
State insurance exchanges: Hospital IT's next challenge
September 26, 2013
Win-Win Payments for Providers and Payers
Regina Benjamin Continues Crusade for Wellness
Obamacare's average monthly cost across US: $328
Republican leaders considering plan B to stop healthcare law
D.C. delays key pieces of Obamacare exchange
Lowering healthcare costs is hard because every patient is unique
Opinion: IT is one of Obamacare's weakest links
Online resource available for cancer patients choosing new health insurance
Shortage of primary care doctors in D.C., new report finds
September 25, 2013
SLIDESHOW: Council Connection–ED Performance and Viability
Delivering Safety Over Convenience
Insurers Enter HIXs Despite Gaping Uncertainty
Average Obamacare premiums will be lower than projected
Obamacare keeps patients at home slowing hospital use
Healthcare push brings Bill Clinton, Obama together, with political benefits for both
3 states, 3 different Obamacare outreach plans
Tampa General announces new partnership with Florida Hospital; extends agreement with USF Health
Health law enrollment in US to see slow start next week
Brooklyn grapples with struggling hospitals and demand for healthcare
Insurance type tied to dying dementia patients' care
September 24, 2013
Heart Attack Patient Costs Skyrocket Beyond 30 Days
South Carolina Blues Embrace Telemedicine
Federal judge throws out lawsuit over hospital observation care
Doctors brace for health law's surge of ailing patients
Medicare penalizes hospitals in effort to reduce the number of patients readmitted
Fight over Obamacare is anything but over in FL
Swapping COBRA for Obamacare likely to be windfall for big business
September 23, 2013
UDI Rule for Medical Devices Finally Issued
Ambulatory Revenues Grow as Inpatient Volumes Shrink
First glimpses of a new healthcare world
In about 10 days, the face of healthcare in America will change
Lower health insurance premiums to come at cost of fewer choices
Healthcare reform heats up drugstore battle
Benefit firms create tremors for insurers in US healthcare shakeup
Healthcare reform could launch despite a federal shutdown
Sebelius asks mayors, healthcare providers to help with Obamacare education
September 20, 2013
House Subcommittee Considers Obamacare's Impact on Competition
Obamacare 'navigators' run into GOP opposition
Expect snags as ACA rolls out
Hospitals brace as Republicans fight over Medicaid
Healthcare costs projected to outpace economic growth
Opinion: Taming the healthcare monster
Paul Bunyan and flying raccoons: The six best Obamacare ads
Gentiva buys private home health business to cut Medicare dependence
September 19, 2013
House bill cuts health funds, raising odds of US shutdown
Cleveland Clinic announces job cuts to prepare for Obamacare
Private health insurance exchanges growing fast
Hartford HealthCare, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center form alliance
MN's young 'invincibles' are key to health insurance overhaul
A dozen hospitals are laying off staff and blaming Obamacare. Don't believe them.
'People's hearing' puts healthcare execs in the hot seat over costs
Opinion: Medicine's search for meaning
September 18, 2013
53% of Doctors Still Self-Employed
Senate, House ensnared in healthcare controversy
FL among states undercutting healthcare enrollment
Concern grows over cost of drugs under new healthcare law
KS hospital settles allegations of false claims
September 17, 2013
Hospital Groups Reaffirm Support for PPACA, HIX
Hospital Pay to Reflect Care Efficiency Soon
Mostashari reflects on tenure at ONC
A look into a healthcare hub in action
NH Medicaid clients getting managed care notices
States balk at terminating Medicaid contracts even when there's fraud or poor patient care
Survey: Investors see four million signing up for Obamacare in 2014
PA governor to propose big Medicaid changes
September 16, 2013
Wellness Culture Linked to Stock Value
Cigna Acquisition Highlights Role of Chronic Care Management
CA insurers limiting doctors, hospitals in health insurance market
Haves and have-nots as healthcare markets open
Hospitals emerging as powerful healthcare sales force
OH law prompts hospital to rescind health grant
Opinion: Waste vs. value in American healthcare
Hilton Head (SC) Hospital implicated in alleged Medicaid kickback scheme
Healthcare law imperils some local medical programs for poor
September 13, 2013
How the Dynamics of Physician Alignment Are Changing
Scammers Lurk Amid HIX Confusion
House passes bill to delay healthcare subsidies
Sebelius bargains with governors to shore up health law
Obamacare insurance co-ops at the starting gate
Health insurance sales hit the mall -- and Web
Health overhaul confuses Medicare beneficiaries
Vanderbilt Medical Center hit with Medicare fraud suit
Barnabas Health lays off employees, cites healthcare reform
September 12, 2013
Racial Disparity Seen in Trauma Center Mortality Rates
Data Hub Readiness Questioned by Lawmakers
Call to change Obama's health law opens rift with labor
FL tells 'navigators' to stay away from county health departments
Employers consider cutbacks or higher fees for health insurance that extends to worker spouses
Myriad languages, cultures challenge health reform
Hospitals in early stage of analytics usage
September 11, 2013
Vendors Vow HIX Will Be Ready on Time
IOM: Cancer Care System in Crisis
In new health law, a bridge to Medicare
FDA orders starker warnings on opioid painkillers
$1 million mistake: Becoming a doctor
Rural hospitals wary of proposed Medicare cuts
September 10, 2013
How Value Gives Healthcare Providers an Edge
1 in 5 ICU Patients Get 'Futile' Care
Hospital investors wary of slow rampup for Obamacare
Nurse practitioners try new tack to expand foothold in primary care
New Medicaid patients may be younger than states feared
CA plans full online launch of Obamacare on October 1
Patient's bill soars as health law program falters
United Healthcare introduces online bill payments
September 9, 2013
How UPMC plays to win in healthcare IT
Acing Acute Care for Elders
Funding Cuts Spur Healthcare Job Shifts
Health insurance tax faces challenge
IBM to move retirees off health plan
Time Warner joins IBM in health shift for retirees
Opinion: Selling healthcare reform
Big data improves healthcare
Opinion: Healthcare marketplace will be here before long
MD seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform
Opinion: WI's Medicaid computers primed and ready for healthcare reform
Opinion: The costly paradox of healthcare technology
September 6, 2013
Why Payers Like Defined Contribution Programs
Few Options for Working Poor in States that Block Medicaid Expansion
Technical snafus confuse charges for Obamacare plans
White House proposes new rules for postponed health law mandate
Navigators say GOP lawmakers' information requests are 'shocking'
Obama administration plans $12M ad buy to promote health law
A fast way to cut healthcare costs
Insurers pay hospitals twice rate of rivals in some areas
3 ways to foster healthcare innovation
September 5, 2013
RAC Oversight Lacking, OIG Charges
Cancer Care for Dying Patients On The Rise
Clinton urges Americans to sign up for healthcare exchanges
Studies show healthcare law will offer low-cost options
Catholic Health Partners venture aims to cut health costs in OH
Mostashari leaves policy designers final thoughts
Opinion: How to break healthcare's stranglehold on workers
September 4, 2013
Injuries Linked to Da Vinci Surgeries Underreported, Researchers Say
Patient Experience: Old School Approach May Be Best
SSM Health Care OKs Dean Health Systems purchase
ME sells bonds to pay off $183M in hospital debt
For hospital patients, observation status can prove costly
Orlando Health employees circulate petition to protest pay cuts
September 3, 2013
Using Data Analytics for Better Financial Outcomes
Medicare Reform Strategy Floated by House Committees
Healthcare-Associated Infection Costs Detailed
Employers weigh healthcare costs, penalties
WA ranks 2nd in nation in uninsured growth
Labor union frustration boils over with president on Obamacare
House Republican lawmakers to review Obamacare navigators
IRS ruling on same-sex couples has implications for health law