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Q&A: Banner CEO on 'Getting the Cost Out'



In a wide-ranging interview, Banner Health president and CEO Peter Fine details the executive team's role in nearly half the $70 million in savings the organization achieved between 2012 and 2013, and lays out a prescription for success in a dynamic future for healthcare.



1 comments on "Q&A: Banner CEO on 'Getting the Cost Out'"
Deborah Kimbell (1/6/2014 at 11:23 AM)

Do you mean $.70 cents on the dollar? The article says it's seven cents on the dollar, but I'm looking at this news report from 2011: "Arizona hospitals will now be paid 70 percent of what it costs to care for a Medicaid patient, said Pete Wertheim, a vice president with the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association. "We are very disappointed to learn that they have approved another 5 percent cut," Wertheim said. "The cumulative effect of all of these cuts have really begun to take their toll on hospitals." Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/news/election/azelections/articles/2011/11/25/20111125arizona-medicaid-cut-approved-by-feds.html#ixzz2pdV0RoQT