The federal government is scrambling to ensure that every state has an exchange ready to launch by October. So far, fewer than 10 states have opted to partner with the feds and fewer than 20 have opted to build their own HIEs. >>>
An Illinois physician, convicted of making false statements in connection with surgical codes, is serving a 10-month prison term. The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons says the federal case against him is having a "chilling effect" on doctors nationwide. >>>
A declining macro environment suggests that organizations in financial straits are likely to stay there. Rising revenues won't save them—they may need a strategy revamp. >>>
The National Committee of Quality Assurance evaluates accountable care organizations on the basis of 65 elements including whether they have sufficient specialists and primary care providers. >>>
Hospitals in Florida, Oregon, and New Hampshire have announced deals to partner, collaborate, or merge in recent days. The biggest monetary deal comes from Cardinal Health in Ohio, which intends to acquire AssuraMed for more than $2 billion. >>>
In an interview, outgoing Trinity Health CEO Joe Swedish discusses the challenges he will take on next month when he becomes head of the nation's second-largest health insurance company. >>>
Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Metro Health System and the National Association of Physician Recruiters share benchmark data and best practices to create the "right fit" for your organization when it comes to physician recruiting in the post-reform era.
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