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February 28, 2014
AHIP Eyes 5.9 Percent MA Payment Cut, Market Disruptions
Obama budget will seek record funding for new doctors
Citing 'distraction,' Quality Forum CEO resigns board seats
Healthcare pros react to Hillary Clinton's HIMSS speech
Hospitals coping better as drug shortages persist
Sebelius: US healthcare delivery system stuck in 20th century
Co-Ops report early enrollment successes and expansion plans
Doctors struggle to save for retirement despite high salaries
February 27, 2014
Intermountain to Miss 2014 Meaningful Use Attestation Deadline, Citing Safety Concerns
Employer Mandate Delay Hurts NFP Hospitals' Credit Outlook
PCMH Pilot Not Associated with Cost Reductions, Study Shows
Health IT oversight guidance expected from federal agencies by end of March
Highmark won't pay hospital rates for care in physician offices
So many changes to the healthcare law, but are they legal?
Highmark to reduce payments for some oncology-related services
CPOE stragglers: One hospital's fix
Review finds Wellmark reserves 'reasonable and prudent'
February 26, 2014
Behind Retailers' Healthcare Strategies, Operational Know-How
MA Payment Rates for 2015 Cloaked in Uncertainty
Health law faced cybersecurity challenges
Obama: Health insurance enrollment at 4 million
Health data industry fights FDA oversight
CT plans to market health exchange expertise
MaineGeneral hospital 'doing its best' amid bed shortage
February 25, 2014
Retail Medicine Syncs with High-Deductible Health Plans
Industry Groups Urge Sebelius to Hold Off on MU
AR lawmakers to vote on funds for alternative to Obamacare
Virginia and other states wrestle with whether to expand Medicaid under ACA
NYC hospital agency deficit to more than triple to $1.4 billion
Maryland fires contractor that built troubled health insurance exchange
CIO to CIO: Advice on ACOs
Baylor Plano declines prestigious Baldrige award after patient lawsuits allege botched surgeries
February 24, 2014
Insurance Status a Factor in Trauma Care, Study Says
CMS Proposes MA Payment Cut
How to bring the price of healthcare into the open
Dispute grows over tax exemptions for nonprofit hospitals
Designation change could cut critical access hospital funds
ME bills seek 'narrow' network explanations
Partners' deal stirs debate on controlling costs
Hospitals have new tool to save money
How a St. Louis-based healthcare system became one of the nation's biggest
Cardiologist: UnitedHeathcare failed to advise Yale-New Haven Hospital patients
Faculty questions NYU Langone's political fund-raising efforts
February 21, 2014
Avoiding MU Pitfalls Starts with Following Fundamentals
How Obamacare could unlock job opportunities
Busted state Obamacare websites haven't caught up to Healthcare.gov
Opinion: To pay for Medicare SGR repeal, build on bipartisan healthcare policy
Health centers see threat from 'private option' Medicaid
U of I doctors under scrutiny for surgical robot ad
Settlement reached on Long Island College Hospital's future, attorneys say
Slideshow: 2014 Industry Survey—Forging Healthcare's New Financial Foundation
February 20, 2014
Tenet, HMA Named in Federal Kickback Suit
ICD-10: CMS Agrees to Limited End-to-End Testing
Biden indicates healthcare sign-ups may fall short of unofficial goal of 7 million
Duke Health System CEO appointed to head Institute of Medicine
Employers in US turn to private exchanges to cut health costs
Athenahealth teams with doctor-led ACO
Nurse practitioners win first round in 'scope' fight
February 19, 2014
Diabetes Care Challenges Offer Strategic Opportunities
Sebelius: 'No evidence' Obamacare costs jobs
Congress seeks $150B to end 'doc fixes'
Healthcare organizations under siege from cyberattacks
Opinion: Bigger hospitals mean higher prices, not better care
Gilbert (AZ) hospital files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Patients caught in price war between Meadowlands Hospital and UnitedHealthCare
NM Bill would block hospital collection efforts
Highmark looks to expand into northeastern PA
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders Address Physician Engagement Challenges
February 18, 2014
Top 5 ED Procedures to Avoid
Drug Shortages Exacerbated by Supply Chain Woes
Republicans open investigations into Obamacare's disaster sites
Starr leads purchase of healthcare services firm MultiPlan
Opinion: The wrong way to fix Obamacare
Without Medicaid expansion, TX hospitals seek long-term solution
MO lawmakers look to crack down on healthcare navigators
A doctor examines how Obamacare could affect her patients
NJ State Board asks: Are there too many 'doctors' in medical profession?
February 17, 2014
More firms buying insurance for data breaches
For Small Health Systems, Big Decisions Can Mean Life or Death
Moody's Upgrades For-Profit Hospital Outlook to 'Positive'
White House says it doesn't know how many in Obamacare have paid
Rural, small hospitals may get break from federal rule
Why paying doctors salaries instead of fees won't make healthcare cheaper
ME co-op network includes some NH hospitals
Opinion: What's going to happen to doctors? Look at what's happening to lawyers
Libraries serve as health insurance info hubs
February 14, 2014
MU Fraud On The Rise, OIG Warns
HL20: Suzanne Delbanco, PhD—Pushing for Value-Based Payments
As healthcare shifts, US doctors switch to salaried jobs
Moody's blasts proposed Obamacare changes
1 in 5 buyers of insurance under new law did not pay premium on time
Obamacare developers turn to payment tracking
WA hospitals sue state over new rules on mergers and affiliations
Struggling Brooklyn hospitals expected to remain open after Obama administration approval
February 13, 2014
AMA Seeks to Stop ICD-10, Cites Soaring Costs
Strategies for Safer Hospital Medicine Also Cut Costs
Payments to CEO raise new conflicts at top health quality group
Baptist Health CEO: Psych beds being cut in national trend because they're unprofitable
Ballot battle brews over hospital pricing in CA
VT's largest hospital says new insurance working
Healthcare tweak: Big companies get wiggle room
Why CVS will never actually be a healthcare marketplace
February 12, 2014
Physicians Push for Say in Value-Based Payments Structure
ECRI Cautions Hospitals About Tech Hype
DaVita says it will pay $389M to settle fed investigations
Obama says latest delay is 'smoothing out' shift to new health law
Parkland Memorial Hospital plans to restore incentive pay for top executives
Opinion: Yes, we can trim Medicare spending
Employers scrutinize latest healthcare concession
The collapse of big law: A cautionary tale for big med
February 11, 2014
Data Analytics Takes on Medication Management
Hospital Engagement Networks Lauded for Lessening Hospital Harm, Costs
The White House is relaxing the employer mandate again
AMA supports overhaul of Medicare doctors' pay
Hospitals push back on proposal to extend cuts
Firm fixing Obamacare website has history of problems
AR's Medicaid experiment, key to Obamacare expansion, on ropes
NC hospital apologizes for exposure to disease
IL using The Onion to reach young uninsured
February 10, 2014
Capital Spending Reflects New Era in Healthcare
$128B SGR Repeal Deal Needs a Payment Plan
Will saving on healthcare hurt the economy?
Corporate backing is helping Obamacare go mainstream
Researchers hope new data collaborative will lower healthcare costs, improve treatment
Brookdale Hospital nurse allegedly attacked by patient
Hospital fights insurance rules
February 7, 2014
As ICD-10 Deadline Looms, Providers Fret
Congress Cuts Bipartisan Deal to Scrap SGR
Insurers slash specialty hospitals to keep premiums low
Aetna profit misses estimates on low Medicare margins
Insurers eye market for supplemental health coverage to fill various gaps
Maryland hospitals don't know how they'll cover costs of new regulations
FL House looks to give nurse practitioners more power
Insurance executive to help fix MA Health Connector site
February 6, 2014
SGR Replacement Bill Announced
ICD-10 Prep Timing is Crucial
CMS Proposes HIX Guidelines for 2015
NY doctors charged in drug scheme at clinic controlled by traffickers, authorities say
Why CVS isn't selling cigarettes anymore
Obamacare enrollees hit snags at doctor's offices
VA hospitals lobby for Medicaid expansion
Florida Blue and Memorial Healthcare form new ACO
Natchez (MS) hospital plans to file for bankruptcy
Florida Hospital building apartment complex for its workers
February 5, 2014
Surgeon Uses Video Games to Sharpen Laparoscopic Skills
RACs Incentivized to Find Even Smallest Billing Errors
Health law could mean fewer full-time workers, CBO says
CVS Caremark plans stop selling tobacco products
Patient coordination would get boost if Medicare changes how it pays docs
WellPoint, a onetime critic of health law, may yet profit
Senator cites 'serious concerns,' demands National Quality Forum records
Opinion: Health law goals face antitrust hurdles
Hospitals use 'hot spotting' to zero in on super-users
PA hospital aims to help uninsured by listing prices
UMC labor contract is rejected over issue of longevity pay
How community health workers dramatically improve healthcare
February 4, 2014
Hospitals Welcome Two-Midnight Rule Delay
Medical Errors Draw $770,000 in Fines in CA
10 places where health insurance costs the most
If the latest Obamacare lawsuit succeeds, Obamacare is in big trouble
LSU official is the finalist for Parkland CEO
Study: Patients need training on new health insurance
Healthcare's slack security costs $1.6B
CT hospital labor dispute ends with agreement
February 3, 2014
Federal agency delivers 'two-midnight' win to hospitals
OIG to Investigate HIX Flaws in 2014
Hospitals Look at Retail Pharmacies With Renewed Interest
Changes in healthcare delivery affecting Kaleida bottom line
Life after Jan. 1: KY clinic offers early glimpse at realities of healthcare law
Maryland may be the model for curbing hospital costs
Tulsa healthcare sector provides massive economic impact
Beth Israel Deaconess-Milton nabs hospital patients from rivals
Struggling Townsend hospital talking with Billings Clinic