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The Infection-Busting Treatment Payers Don't Want to Talk About

Fecal microbiota transplantation is an inexpensive treatment for a potentially deadly infection. But FMT is not for the squeamish. It's time for payers to get on board with this antibiotic alternative, which has a 90... Read More


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Appeals court rejects constitutional challenge to Obamacare

Los Angeles Times, July 30, 2014

Almost no one wants the Obamacare employer mandate now: Here's why

Los Angeles Times, July 30, 2014

A health trade-off that's here to stay: Lower cost, limited choice

The New York Times, July 30, 2014

Oregon looks at regulating insurer doctor networks

The Miami Herald / Associated Press, July 30, 2014

Health insurers' top lobbyist on Obamacare's next challenges

Vox, July 30, 2014

Deal allots $17 billion for overhaul of VA healthcare system

The New York Times, July 29, 2014

Medicare Advantage Carriers See 'No Choice' But to Accept Cuts

Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, July 29, 2014

Medicare's hospital trust fund appears flush until 2030

Kaiser Health News, July 29, 2014

Assurant Health to pay $30.8M in Obamacare rebates — most in nation

Milwaukee Business Journal, July 29, 2014

Health Policy Commission says discharge trends driving MA healthcare spending

Boston Business Journal, July 29, 2014

Medical identity theft can threaten health

CBS News, July 29, 2014

Some FL doctors are refusing to accept Obamacare

The Modesto Bee / The Miami Herald, July 29, 2014

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA healthcare

ABC News / Associated Press, July 28, 2014

CA Fines 8 Hospitals for Medical Errors

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 28, 2014

As Medicare Advantage Cuts Loom, Disagreement Over Program's Stability

Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, July 28, 2014

Costs of expanded audits aimed at Medicare fraud hit healthcare firms

The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 28, 2014

High prices raise questions about hospitals' charity status

Santa Fe New Mexican, July 28, 2014

Obamacare architect provides fodder for court challenges

The Hill, July 28, 2014

Roundtable: To Arrest HAIs, Culture Trumps Campaigns

Edward Prewitt, for HealthLeaders Media, July 25, 2014

Obamacare loophole has insurers worried customers will skip December premium

Vox, July 25, 2014

Preparing and Caring for Patients with Dementia
Faced with a growing elderly population, healthcare leaders are investigating strategies to treat dementia patients with dignity while trying to keep them out of the hospital.
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