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Thursday, February 2, 2012

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Medicare Advantage Enrollment Grows, Premiums Shrink

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 2, 2012

Medicare Advantage plans are showing a 10% increase in enrollment from a year ago, says U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, but the insurance industry warns of dramatic declines in the future.

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Primary Care Docs Weigh Advantages of PCMH

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 2, 2012

An insurer's plan to increase reimbursements for primary care physicians who transition to patient-centered medical homes could signal a tipping point in the move toward the new care management model.

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OK Hospital vs. Garth Brooks: Guess Who Won?

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 1, 2012

Integris Canadian Valley Regional Hospital in Yukon, OK waged a public legal battle against a deep-pocketed music legend trying to honor the memory of his mother. The ill will could—and should—have been avoided.

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Patient Loyalty Programs Show Their True Value

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, February 1, 2012

Loyalty programs and perks originated with retailers, but hospitals are using them to target specific populations, give potential patients more familiarity with their facilities, and possibly even improve medical outcomes.

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Healthcare Reform an Insider's Game Now

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, February 1, 2012

In this election year, the complexity of delivering quality care at a lower cost has been reduced to tightly controlled messaging by the President and his opponents. Insiders, however, have their eyes firmly set on Big Ideas.

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By: January 17, 2012

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