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Doctors and insurers blame each other for administrative headaches
Los Angeles Times, October 23, 2008
Birmingham hospital has no patients left
Birmingham News, October 22, 2008
Louisiana governor: Healthcare should be left to patients, doctors
New Orleans Times-Picayune, October 23, 2008
Medical costs in Massachusetts still burden many despite insurance
Boston Globe, October 23, 2008
Aetna CEO urges mandatory healthcare coverage
Detroit Free Press, October 23, 2008

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Today's Sections

Business
Doctors and insurers blame each other for administrative headaches
Los Angeles Times, October 23, 2008

Birmingham hospital has no patients left
Birmingham News, October 22, 2008

More trauma patients mean better care at Harbor-UCLA
Los Angeles Times, October 23, 2008

Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare trims earnings outlook for entire year
Louisville Courier-Journal, October 23, 2008

UNC center expands services for women suffering depression after childbirth
Raleigh News & Observer, October 22, 2008
State/Local Government
Louisiana governor: Healthcare should be left to patients, doctors
New Orleans Times-Picayune, October 23, 2008

Cook County, IL, health board seeks infusion
Chicago Tribune, October 23, 2008

New Orleans hospital board survives dispute in St. Bernard Parish
New Orleans Times-Picayune, October 22, 2008
Health Plans
Medical costs in Massachusetts still burden many despite insurance
Boston Globe, October 23, 2008

Aetna CEO urges mandatory healthcare coverage
Detroit Free Press, October 23, 2008

Panel shares healthcare goals at University of Miami forum
Miami Herald, October 23, 2008
Election 2008
Bailout seen hitting Obama, McCain health plans
Reuters/Yahoo News, October 23, 2008
Finance
Microfinance moving into healthcare
San Francisco Chronicle, October 23, 2008
Legal
Computer crash hinders Texas AG's Medicaid fraud case
Dallas Morning News, October 23, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Indian clinics woo fertility tourists as medical travel booms
AFP, October 22, 2008
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Commentary: AHIMA Attendees Abuzz Over ICD-10 and RAC
There were two topics on everyone's lips at the American Health Information Management Association's annual meeting: the upcoming conversion to ICD-10 and the permanent launch of Medicare's RAC Program. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Media
October 21, 2008

Contributed Feature: Putting Your Resources Where Your Priorities Are
It is probably safe to say that healthcare delivery planning has never been easy. Still, it is equally safe to assume that it has never been more demanding than it is today. So far in 2008 we have endured turmoil in the credit markets, a sea change in regulations and payments affecting physician-hospital relations, and dare we mention the "R" word? If yours is not one of the growing number of healthcare organizations that has formally integrated its strategic and financial planning processes, now is the time. Francine Machisko and Scott Clay, for HealthLeaders Media
October 13, 2008

Audio: Doc the Vote
Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, associate professor of health policy and politics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, discusses the healthcare reform proposals offered by Senators McCain and Obama. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
October 9, 2008

Magazine: Clean and Green
Iowa Health launches a centralized laundry facility that saves both water and money. Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Magazine
October 13, 2008





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