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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
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...
Drug approvals slipped in 2010
The Food and Drug Administration approved about 21 drugs in 2010, a relatively modest figure that shows the...
New health plan for the uninsured launches in IL
A new health insurance option for people with pre-existing conditions and without medical coverage launches in Illinois...
Insurers take lead in EHR implementation
When the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced its final rules and regulations for meaningful use of...
With healthcare, is bigger always better?
Carilion Clinic owns the two hospitals in Roanoke, VA, and six others in the region, employs 550 doctors and...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...
The do-it-yourself house call
  Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
Louisiana health clinic network wins praise from GAO
Supporting oft-made statements from Louisiana officials, a new federal government assessment hails the region's...

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Audio Conference: Charging for Ancillary Bedside Procedures and Supplies in 2013
Our experts explain what CMS actually says about charging for services in addition to the room rate and provide...
Audio Conference: 3-Day Payment Window:
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Audio Conference: 2014 OPPS Final Rule-Learn What Sweeping Changes CMS Finalized
Expert speakers Jugna Shah, MPH, and Valerie A. Rinkle, MPA, return for this popular program. They will review the...