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Tuesday, March 13, 2012


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HIX Final Rule Released

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, March 13, 2012

The final rule released Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services to guide the development by states of health insurance exchanges can be summed up in a single word: flexibility.

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Electronic Submission of Medical Docs Trial Goes Live

By: James Carroll, for HealthLeaders Media, March 13, 2012

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is rolling out the first phase of its Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation program, known as esMD.

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High CEO Turnover, No Succession Planning Plague Hospitals

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, March 12, 2012

The nation's hospitals are seeing continued relatively high leadership turnover, but most providers are doing little if anything to plan for it.

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How Many Hospital Beds is Enough?

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, March 12, 2012

Hospitals that cut readmission rates and shorten length of stay are finding they need fewer beds. Just how many fewer is tough to determine. But finance leaders are key to finding the balance between eliminating waste and preserving revenue.

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Webcast: Successful Commercial ACOs—Early Adopters Answer Your Questions

By: February 6, 2012

Webcast: Successful Commercial ACOs: Early Adopters Answer Your Questions
Date: March 22, 2012
About:  Join HealthLeaders Media for 90 minutes of commercial ACO strategy and solutions, direct from top executives representing both providers and payers. This customizable webcast allows you to pre-submit questions to our speakers to help guide the discussion.

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Intelligence Report: M&A—Hospitals Take Control

By: January 12, 2012

More than three-quarters of organizations are exploring or have M&A deals under way, according to this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Get the free report with exclusive research and analysis.

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