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CMS Unveils 4 Bundled Payment Models

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 4, 2013

Payment models introduced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are intended to drive efficiency in the care of Medicare patients by bundling episodes of care and may vary with each hospital's negotiated contract.

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Steward Health Lost $14.6M in 2011

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 4, 2013

State monitors do not appear to be concerned about the red ink in Steward's first year of operation. The for-profit system obeyed state mandates related to its acquisition of six hospitals owned by non-profit Caritas Christi Health Care in 2010, the report says.

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M&A Roundup: Prime, Tenet, BIDMC Announce Deals

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 4, 2013

Prime Healthcare Services has announced two separate acquisitions of financially troubled hospitals in New Jersey and Kansas. While Tenet signs Joint Venture with John Muir Health in Califoria.

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Individual Mandate More Like Suggested Donation

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, February 1, 2013

The IRS has already said it will not enforce penalties for not obtaining health  insurance, but according to an exception-filled set of rules proposed by the White House, there's wouldn't be much to enforce even if the agency were willing.

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Webcast: Boost Patient Satisfaction Scores Through an Accountability Model

By: December 27, 2012

Date: February 14, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Ardent Health Services, Monroe Clinic, and The Baird Group drill down on tools and strategies they've used to create a sustainable patient experience model based on accountability and service excellence. Learn what your team should be doing to accomplish these goals and help your organization boost its bottom line.

Register Today

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HealthLeaders Live from Heartland Health: Cost Containment Lessons

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, January 4, 2013

Date: March 19, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Heartland Health leaders reveal how to achieve significant, sustainable cost savings by identifying value in best practices and the patient experience. Learn how the team identified areas of waste and cost savings that have consistently added millions of dollars annually to the bottom line.

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Download free case study

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