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VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
CA insurance commissioner to Blue Shield: Delay rate hike
California's new insurance commissioner called Thursday for health insurer Blue Shield of California to delay...
Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
TennCare funding problem persists despite overhaul
Eight years ago, Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen successfully campaigned on his pledge to fix TennCare or end it. Since...
'Conditioned on' kidney donation, sisters' prison release prompts ethics debate
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has announced that he will grant an early release from prison to two sisters serving...
$1.5B DMC deal close set for Friday
On Friday, the Detroit Medical Center should be part of the Vanguard Health Systems, capping months of work and a...
New Orleans teaching hospital board to meet for first time after 4 years of skirmishes
The governing board of the University Medical Center Hospital Corporation is scheduled to meet officially for the first...
IL doctor records taken offline
Illinois once provided the public with detailed histories of the state's doctors — including whether the...
MO reverses policy that removed older data on hospital infections
Missouri will start publishing past years of data about hospital infection rates on its website, the state's top health...
Lawmakers in most states have little control over healthcare premiums
As Americans struggle with double-digit hikes in their health insurance bills, millions are coming up against a hard...

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