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December 31, 2013
Obamacare just might net its 7 million sign-ups
U.S. government urged to name CEO to run Obamacare market
VT hospital says 30 days to gauge new payments
Unreported robot surgery injuries open new questions for FDA
Official who oversaw building of Obamacare website retires
Court blocks hospital from disconnecting brain dead girl from life support
Most minority patients cared for by non-white docs
For young doctors, hospital paycheck trumps solo practice
CO hospital recommends hepatitis C testing for some ICU patients
December 20, 2013
Premier: ACOs Poised for Growth
HL20: Fred Trotter—Balancing Skepticism, Crowdsourcing, and Big Ideas in Healthcare IT
DeSalvo appointed National Coordinator for health IT
93% of hospital executives think Obamacare will make healthcare better
White House caps 16-day Obamacare blitz with benefits 'fact sheets'
Lawrence and Memorial Hospital lockout over
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
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
Doctors to lawmakers: Remember, people like us
December 18, 2013
Intelligence Report: Cost-Containment Expertise
HL20: David Green—Disruptive Innovator Touches Millions of Lives
Former Microsoft executive to lead effort to fix Obamacare website
Insurers wary of new Obamacare fix for January health plans
Citi analyst: US hospital admissions weakest in a decade
GlaxoSmithKline to quit paying doctors for promotional talks
Embattled MN health exchange chief resigns
Benefis enters alliance: Strategic partnership with Sanford Health to improve research, healthcare costs
Sacramento's Gender Health Center offers new possibilities for transgender community
December 17, 2013
Glaxo says it will stop paying doctors to promote drugs
Hospital Compare Adds Infection, Stroke, Readmissions Data
HL20: Martin Makary, MD—Pushing to Improve Transparency and Quality Standards
Obama to meet with tech executives to discuss Healthcare.gov
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
Proposal would protect volunteer doctors
Solving the shortage in primary care doctors
December 16, 2013
State Health Disparities Trace Medicaid Expansion
SLIDESHOW: HL20 — 20 People Who Are Making a Difference in Healthcare - 2013
ICD-10: Minimizing the Financial Hit
Thousands of Healthcare.gov enrollment records haven't reached insurers, but inaccuracies declining
Seven changes the ACA will likely encourage in the medical system
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
Sebelius's testimony in two minutes
December 13, 2013
AMCs React to Being Shut Out of Some Exchange Plans
HL20: James Merlino, MD—A Passion for Patient Experience
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
Opinion: Healthcare.gov leaders play IT blame game
FDA issues warning to controversial Houston cancer doctor
December 12, 2013
Q&A: Ardis Dee Hoven 'Optimistic' SGR Will Be Repealed
CommonWell EHR Interoperability Pilot Announced
US health secretary calls for probe of Obamacare website launch
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
Parkland Hospital sees decline in patient grievances and complaints
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
Workers sue Sandy-devastated hospital as bankruptcy looms
December 10, 2013
1 in 5 CT Screenings for Lung Cancer Results in Overdiagnosis
MGMA Urges 'End-to-End' ICD-10 Testing
Some CA insurance plans narrow doctor, hospital choices
How hospitals pass their Obamacare penalties on to patients
Obamacare: An uneven playing field for hospitals
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
Enrollment errors put medical coverage at risk
Nonprofit excels at integrating mental, physical health care
Billions in healthcare law fees to hit consumers, businesses
Middlesex County (NJ) starts program aimed at cutting healthcare costs, improving employees' health
December 6, 2013
Hospital M&A Volume Up, Value Down in 3Q
Telehealth Improves Patient Care in ICUs
Will Obamacare cancel 100 million plans?
Feds penalize CNY hospitals nearly $3 million for not measuring up on quality
Minnesota Nursing Board votes to seek more disciplinary power
Opinion: No, there won't be a doctor shortage
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
Obama urges on young activists as Healthcare.gov enrollment grows
NH hospital wants network decision documents
Opinion: Seeking secure health information exchange
TX wants background checks for healthcare navigators
'Convoluted' hospital pricing under scrutiny
December 4, 2013
Substance Abuse Resurfaces Among Anesthesiologists in Training
Safety Net Executives Renew Call to Preserve DSH Payments
Obama to launch new healthcare law campaign
Updated Healthcare.gov gets mixed reviews
UnitedHealthcare, doctors fight in federal court over physician network cuts
Why eliminating 'hospital purgatories' would save billions of dollars
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
Healthcare.gov has rocky relaunch
Why fixing Healthcare.gov won't fix the fight over Obamacare
Controlling healthcare costs
For nurses, hospital jobs harder to come by
Do patient portals improve healthcare?
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
White House meets goals for HealthCare.gov, but more work ahead
Medicare seeks to curb spending on post-hospital care
A new worry looms online for the Affordable Care Act
Revamping the house call to reduce healthcare costs
Medicaid growth could aggravate doctor shortage
Affordable Care Act: A tale of two systems
Inside the race to rescue a healthcare site, and Obama
On government and healthcare
Humana invites Mississippians onto the healthcare bus