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The NUHW staged the protest to expose what it said were systemic safety issues affecting patients and staff at Fountain Valley.
Babylon will acquire Meritage's care management, claims processing, medical management, and population health programs functions and Meritage Health Plan.
The healthcare sector has shed 542,000 jobs since the start of the pandemic in February 2020.
CareCloud Health said it "admitted no wrongdoing in this matter and has accepted settlement in an effort to move forward ... and avoid costly litigation."
Better-than-expected tax revenues and a tsunami of federal aid have helped states bolster Medicaid and safety net programs during the pandemic.
The survey found that the key to accessing telehealth was the ability to access broadband.
The hospital will be renamed St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, A Boston University Teaching Hospital.
C-section rates varied widely between hospitals in California before the initiative with no particular reason.
The sweeping proposed rule also calls for a 2.8% IPPS rate increase for FY22, and creates 1,000 new residency slots to bolster the healthcare workforce in rural and underserved areas.
Molina said it will fund the purchase with cash on hand, and the deal is expected to be finalized by the end of 2021.