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December 31, 2013
Obamacare just might net its 7 million sign-ups
VT hospital says 30 days to gauge new payments
Unreported robot surgery injuries open new questions for FDA
This $55,000 bill is the perfect example of our broken hospital system
December 20, 2013
Premier: ACOs Poised for Growth
HL20: Fred Trotter—Balancing Skepticism, Crowdsourcing, and Big Ideas in Healthcare IT
The individual mandate no longer applies to people whose plans were canceled
Continued troubles with may drive up costs
93% of hospital executives think Obamacare will make healthcare better
Big salaries for chiefs at MA charitable hospitals, health plans
December 19, 2013
In healthcare experiment, patients pay more for 'bad' medicine
HL20: Jeffrey Brenner, MD—Providing Better Care to Complex Patients
SGR Bill's Payment Transparency Provision Elicits Concern
Insurers volunteer to extend payment deadline for healthcare coverage to Jan. 10
Uninsured skeptical of healthcare law
Growth in US healthcare spending slows
The growth of Catholic hospitals, by the numbers
Partners HealthCare CIO: Inside our clinical transformation
WA hospital CEO gets pay cut — to just over $1M a year
Insurers cut doctors, hope costly patients follow, physicians say
December 18, 2013
Intelligence Report: Cost-Containment Expertise
HL20: David Green—Disruptive Innovator Touches Millions of Lives
Citi analyst: US hospital admissions weakest in a decade
GlaxoSmithKline to quit paying doctors for promotional talks
Study: Obamacare death spiral looks unlikely
Embattled MN health exchange chief resigns
Benefis enters alliance: Strategic partnership with Sanford Health to improve research, healthcare costs
December 17, 2013
Glaxo says it will stop paying doctors to promote drugs
Latest federal rules, requests put new pressure on insurers, says Moody's
Doctor shortage hasn't hurt Medicare yet
Benefits questioned in tax breaks for nonprofit hospitals
Healthplanfinder glitches prevent WA Medicaid enrollees from renewing coverage
December 16, 2013
State Health Disparities Trace Medicaid Expansion
ICD-10: Minimizing the Financial Hit
Thousands of enrollment records haven't reached insurers, but inaccuracies declining
Reform mixes healthcare and retail
IA readies for healthcare expansion
Report shows healthcare's $31B impact on IN
Lack of health insurance options frustrates small businesses
Business is booming at Augusta (ME) hospital
December 13, 2013
AMCs React to Being Shut Out of Some Exchange Plans
House, Senate committees approve 'doc fix' legislation
Aetna will not reinstate individual insurance plans
Federal data show health disparities among states
US appeals court refuses interim stay in UnitedHealthcare case
Should doctors get paid less if they don't keep patients healthy?
MN's healthcare spending brakes sharply
December 12, 2013
Q&A: Ardis Dee Hoven 'Optimistic' SGR Will Be Repealed
Obamacare sign-ups continue to increase
Hospitals vow to reverse budget cuts
Nurses pressing ballot question to limit hospital CEO pay
DMC lawsuit: Merger between McLaren and Karmanos improper
NY data show hospital charges all over the map
Opinion: In healthcare spending, myths of the ER
Doctor gets jail time, $562,500 penalty in improper-billing case
December 11, 2013
HL20: George Halvorson—Expectations for Success
Resisting the Healthcare Consolidation Frenzy
Bipartisan fix advancing for Medicare doctors' pay
CVS, Cardinal Health form US generic drug venture
NY releases hospital-pricing data, calls for action
Insurance companies sued by hospital for failing to pay lien
Consumer bureau hits medical financing company CareCredit with $34.1 million action
3 ways to improve US healthcare, as demonstrated in India
December 10, 2013
MGMA Urges 'End-to-End' ICD-10 Testing
On health exchanges, premiums may be low, but other costs can be high
How hospitals pass their Obamacare penalties on to patients
Obamacare: An uneven playing field for hospitals
Poll: 30 percent delay costly medical treatment
Another hospital deal raises red flag of rising costs
You're getting too much healthcare
IA insurer pokes fun at federal website in ads
December 9, 2013
LifePoint Bolsters Presence in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
MU Compliance Announcement Sparks Concern, Confusion
Billions in healthcare law fees to hit consumers, businesses's mysterious new number: '834'
University of UT data tool clears up healthcare cost image
Middlesex County (NJ) starts program aimed at cutting healthcare costs, improving employees' health
Obamacare's real promise: If you lose your healthcare plan, you can get a new one
December 6, 2013
Hospital M&A Volume Up, Value Down in 3Q
Will Obamacare cancel 100 million plans?
US charges 49 Russian diplomats with healthcare fraud
December 5, 2013
Douglas Hawthorne—A Chance to Do Something Big
States Rejecting Medicaid Expansion Forgo Billions in Federal Funds
WI lawmakers consider delay in state Medicaid changes is having trouble signing people up for Medicaid
'Convoluted' hospital pricing under scrutiny
December 4, 2013
Safety Net Executives Renew Call to Preserve DSH Payments
Audit: Healthcare subsidies vulnerable to fraud
UnitedHealthcare, doctors fight in federal court over physician network cuts
Why eliminating 'hospital purgatories' would save billions of dollars
23andMe faces class action lawsuit in CA
As hospital prices soar, a stitch tops $500
December 3, 2013
How CPOE Will Make Healthcare Smarter
Not-for-Profit Hospitals Find Opportunity Amid Uncertainty
Controlling healthcare costs
US justices decline to hear another Obamacare challenge
Hospitals looking for cash up front before most procedures
December 2, 2013
CMS Sets 2014 Pay Rates for Hospital Outpatient and Physician Services
Nonprofit Hospital Outlook 'Negative' in 2014
Medicare seeks to curb spending on post-hospital care
Revamping the house call to reduce healthcare costs
Affordable Care Act: A tale of two systems
Inside the race to rescue a healthcare site, and Obama
On government and healthcare