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September 30, 2014
What we've learned from four years of diving into dollars for docs
Poll: Second year brings less interest in Obamacare exchanges
Study: Cancer costs 'skyrocketed' despite drug cuts
Federal doctor ratings face accuracy, value questions
FDA pushes to improve medical device security
Opinion: The flaw in using Medicare price caps as a cost-control model
Health IT's future: 9 issues to watch
The rise of the MD/MBA degree
September 29, 2014
New CEO in 2016 for Henry Ford Health System
Hospital president, wife killed in house fire
Driving Down Claims Denials
Why Open Payments Irks Physicians
For many new Medicaid enrollees, care is hard to find, report says
Obamacare's good news week
What's behind the slowdown in healthcare costs
Accountability slow to reach rural hospitals
Local PA hospitals dread Oct. 1 as flu shots remain on delay
September 26, 2014
Personal attention seen as antidote to rising health costs
Why hospitals want patients to pay upfront
More New Orleans-area doctors indicted by feds in $50 million Medicare fraud case
Opinion: Despite Obamacare, US healthcare system still dysfunctional
September 25, 2014
Administration says hospitals will save $5.7B from unpaid bills due to health law
Analysis: cost more than $2B
White House reassessing Obamacare enrollment goal for 2015
Hospitals sue Highmark over Medicare Advantage
September 24, 2014
Win-win? CVS joining forces with hospitals, doctors
HIX to Offer 25% More Plans in 2015, Says HHS
GAO: Where did Obamaare's $3.7B go?
'Critical' vulnerablity found in security
Bill would allow people to delete profiles on
How to fix Medicare? Ask the public
Some ERs are taking appointments
Opinion: Health insurers turning into who knows what?
A new look at why surgical rates vary
Insurers hesitant to cover many proton beam therapy treatments
When doctors ignore their own advice
September 23, 2014
CMS Forecasts 4% Medicare Advantage Premium Hike in 2015
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders Examine Patient Engagement
Drug, device CEOs voice concerns about Open Payments database
MEDPAC director: Big changes needed for Medicare
Kansas City medical center to stop refusing health insurance for crash injuries
ID hospital expands remote translation service
September 22, 2014
More companies embrace exchanges to curb healthcare costs
After surgery, surprise $117,000 medical bill from doctor he didn't know
US attorney to attack fraud in healthcare
How to fix Obamacare
Pinellas (FL) reaches deal with area hospitals over healthcare for the poor
September 19, 2014
NCQA Releases Annual Health Plan Rankings
Technology Lights Up Health Innovation Forum
Administration: 7.3M now enrolled in Obamacare
Doctors should reveal biases and pharma ties, says group
How much does that x-ray cost? You can find out in NH
September 18, 2014
Data Points to Boom in Private HIX
Anthem Blue Cross, 7 CA Health Systems Create New Challenger, Business Model
A new way insurers are shifting costs to the sick
Hospitals and doctors fail patients by passing the buck on insurance rules
Staggered launch could help Maryland 'kick the tires' of its new health exchange website
September 17, 2014
EHR Systems 'Immature, Costly,' AMA Says
GAO: still not fully secure
Insurers see cost hikes in Partners HealthCare (MA) mergers
Virginia hospitals lament limited healthcare expansion
Phoenix Children's Hospital adds insurance counselors
Surprise hospital bills are common in TX, report finds
September 16, 2014
Challenges for Obamacare ahead of second open enrollment
Limiting choice to control health spending: A caution
Number of Americans without health insurance falls, survey shows
Administration threatens to cut off Obamacare subsidies to 360,000
Six MS hospitals sued for patient data breach
September 15, 2014
CEO Exchange: Preparing for Population Health
Power of price: In South FL and the nation, healthcare costs often are shrouded in secrecy
Hospital mergers may lead to higher prices
Healthcare data of 1 million NJ patients compromised since 2009
Health law has caveat on renewal of coverage
Coverage gap leaves rural TN hospitals on life support
Two NY hospitals to offer free hip and knee replacement surgeries for qualifying patients in December
September 12, 2014
House OKs Cassidy's 'keep your plan' bill
Measuring the impact of states' Obamacare decisions
Hospitals may help patients pay insurance premiums
Patients with private insurance better off than seniors
How MA plans to re-enroll 450,000 residents in health insurance
Medicare is pricier in unhealthy states, study says
How transparent should doctors be with their patients?
September 11, 2014
CMS Pitches Medicare Appeals Deal to Hospitals
Washington, Wall Street Gauge HIX Performance as Open Enrollment Nears
HHS official: updates will be 'improvement but not perfection'
Latest good news in health spending: Employer premiums
What cancer patients want and what Medicare covers may differ
Big-name hospitals, retailers, clinics collaborate for cost control
September 10, 2014
Cost of employer health coverage shows muted growth
Mobile Health Screenings Come Under Scrutiny
Narrow health networks: Maybe they're not so bad
Justice Department sues surgeon over spinal operations
Hospital sets patient record as virus spreads
Arbitrator: County can't kill UMC longevity pay
September 9, 2014
Health chief seeks to focus on insurance site
Aetna Blazes ACO Trail in Arizona, Texas
Providers Skeptical of Medicare Appeals Deal
HHS spends $60M to help consumers navigate Obamacare
Rural enrollment presents continuing health law challenges breach could be a sign of bigger security issues
Anthem contract at Stanford Hospital ends, putting 10,000 enrollees in limbo
Limited doctor choice plans don't mean worse care
Harvard School of Public Health gets $350m donation
September 8, 2014
Behind the CVS Health Rebranding Strategy
Medicaid Expansion Creates Stark Contrasts Among Hospitals
Feds reverse course, will release hospital mistake data breach: The ripple effect
Hospital patients benefit from new rooms, Princeton HealthCare System CEO says
September 5, 2014
Central Georgia Health System Rebrands as Navicent Health
Appeals court vacates ruling that tossed Obamacare subsidies
Hackers break into
Key Obamacare premiums to decrease, study finds
The 125% solution for American healthcare
Medicaid expansion is a windfall for hospitals
Many Americans worried about losing health insurance
ME rolls back health coverage even as many states expand it
September 4, 2014
U.S. Healthcare Spending Growth to Resume
CVS ends tobacco sales, changes name to emphasize health
Soft launch planned for Obamacare's business exchange
MO Medicaid applicants get put on hold
Partners merger would raise health costs, panel says
September 3, 2014
Bracing for new challenges in year 2 of healthcare law
Hospital chain breach: How expensive?
Spending on health care rises in MA
A summer of retail-hospital partnerships in Washington region
Opinion: Health exchanges not working for rural population
Highmark, PA Insurance Dept.issue post-UPMC transition plan
September 2, 2014
Will More Pioneer ACOs Defect?
Charity HealthCare Conundrum Brewing Among Providers
Surgery prices surge with innovation and consolidation under Obamacare
What happens when health plans compete
Medical identity theft: How the healthcare industry is failing us