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West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
AZ high court won’t halt Medicaid cuts
Without explanation, the Arizona Supreme Court on Friday declined to stop proposed Medicaid cuts from taking effect...
NH Hospitals: State budget cuts ’devastating’
Hospital administrators say $250 million in state funding cuts over the next two years will be disastrous, with the...
NJ gov. proposes slashing Medicaid
New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie wants to cut $540 million from the state?s Medicaid program by moving more...
Texas agencies, including Medicaid, told to make further budget cuts
Texas state leaders, trying to dig out of a hole in the current two-year budget before the next one has to...
Jackson Health System struggles to balance budget
As Jackson's governing board prepares to vote Monday on a proposed budget for 2011, its two money-losing nursing homes...
Sole bidder at foreclosure sale, D.C. pays $20 million for Southeast hospital
Washington, DC, now owns United Medical Center, the only hospital serving residents east of the Anacostia River, after...
Texas doctors threaten to drop Medicaid, fear cuts
Doctors in the Dallas area and across Texas are threatening to opt out of Medicaid because of payment cuts...
Healthcare leaders worry about proposed Medicaid rule changes
In the last year, the Bush administration has sought rule changes that would shave $15 billion in the next five years...
Under IRS Scrutiny: Ensuring Compliant Hospital-Physician Compensation Plans
Effective governance and strong management are both necessary for the continued viability and competitive positioning...
Manage Revenue Integrity and Audit Activity
During this 90-minue audio conference, our speakers will explain how to work across departments and build a strong...
PEPPER for Critical Access Hospitals: Identify Your Audit Risk
During this 90-mintue audio conference, our speakers will explain PEPPER and tell you how to use your report to...
Transform Your ED into a Profit Center
As the major source of admissions, your ED is poised to be a serious revenue driver, or drain. Get in-the-trenches...
IRS Nonprofit Scrutiny: Protect Your Tax-Exempt Status
With the community health needs assessment now a factor in healthcare organizations’ tax-exempt status, the pressure is...
Winning With Value-Based Purchasing
Accountability for the cost of care has become very real with the arrival of value-based purchasing (VBP). VBP brings...
2014 IPPS Final Rule Explained
The sheer volume of new payment and quality information, along with new patient status proposals that will be in the...
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