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July 31, 2014
Senators Hear How Two-Midnight Rule Harms Patients, Hospitals
Poor planning and oversight led to flaws, GAO finds
Panel approves bill letting people keep old health insurance plans
CA makes significant progress in enrolling previously uninsured, survey finds
July 30, 2014
Premium Subsidy Fight Creating Uncertainty for Hospitals, Health Plans
Appeals court rejects constitutional challenge to Obamacare
Almost no one wants the Obamacare employer mandate now: Here's why
A health trade-off that's here to stay: Lower cost, limited choice
Oregon looks at regulating insurer doctor networks
Health insurers' top lobbyist on Obamacare's next challenges
Some hospitals won't reveal how much they pay U.S. News for use of 'Best Hospitals' logo
July 29, 2014
Medicare Advantage Carriers See 'No Choice' But to Accept Cuts
Assurant Health to pay $30.8M in Obamacare rebates — most in nation
Insecure communications costly for hospitals
Medical identity theft can threaten health
Google's mixed messaging about its healthcare plans
Some FL doctors are refusing to accept Obamacare
July 28, 2014
As Medicare Advantage Cuts Loom, Disagreement Over Program's Stability
Maryland hospitals aren't reporting all errors and complications, experts say
Costs of expanded audits aimed at Medicare fraud hit healthcare firms
High prices raise questions about hospitals' charity status
Obamacare architect provides fodder for court challenges
July 25, 2014
Obamacare loophole has insurers worried customers will skip December premium
Feds cap maximum fine this year for not buying health insurance
New Orleans East Hospital opens quietly, still seeking accreditation
Opinion: Are patient privacy laws being misused to protect medical centers?
July 24, 2014
Ascension, Carondelet to Partner with Tenet, Dignity Health
Drug Pricing 'Tantamount to Greed,' Lawmaker Says
Mayo Clinic sees big future for personalized medicine
Gilead cures 9,000 Hep C patients, collects $5.7 billion
FDA mobile apps loophole hazardous for healthcare
RI hospital to pay patients $150K for data breach
U of Virginia doctors developing medical internet
July 23, 2014
Hospital rents 'innovation space' from healthcare accelerator
Cardiologists sever ties with Mercy, head back to private practice
July 22, 2014
Contradictory Obamacare Rulings Issued by Appellate Courts
Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle pelvic exam claims
Crouse Hospital posts procedure prices online
Health officials: WV clinic reused needles; patients there, Ohio urged to be tested
July 21, 2014
How a team of hospital doctors boosted hand washing, cut infections and created a culture of safety
Rural IA hospital courts urban patients
Doctors, nurses relying more on tablets in hospitals
University Hospitals, Aetna form accountable care organization (ACO) in Cleveland
All NJ hospitals will have to disclose more financial information, health commissioner says
AL Hospitals Taking Hit
Weeks after fire, Crittenden Regional Hospital (TN) has re-opened
Hospitals see troubles in red states that snubbed Obamacare's Medicaid deal
50 years of health spending in one animated chart
As States Regulate Provider Competition, Common Threads Emerge
July 18, 2014
US is last in global healthcare rankings
Independent ID doctors defy hospital trend
July 17, 2014
CareFirst Announces PCMH Program Results
Chronic Disease Care Costs Get Bipartisan Attention
New challenge for Obamacare: Enrollees don't understand their insurance plans
State health insurance exchanges limp toward relaunch
Insurer that fixed Obamacare benefits from business boom
Specialty care is a challenge in some ACA plans
July 16, 2014
HCA boosts guidance as hospital chain's profit beats estimates
CHI Launches Prominence Health Subsidiary
The Obamacare surge? No sign of pent-up doctor demand yet
TX sees increased Medicaid signups
CT coding issues not expected to affect Maryland health exchange
Doctor admits taking bribes to order lab tests for patients
An ER, not a hospital, is set to open at St. Vincent's site
Opinion: Kaiser's anemic new Oakland hospital leaves us a bit ill
July 15, 2014
Mayo Tops U.S. News Best Hospitals Rankings
Narrow Provider Networks Set to Spread
The doctor will click on you now, but can she feel your pain in an e-Visit?
If color or shape of generic pills changes, patients may stop taking them
Sunshine Act will reveal drug companies giving gifts to doctors
July 14, 2014
MSSP Program May Add New Quality Measures
Violent crimes at hospitals on the rise
Charlotte places sixth for most expensive healthcare in nation
Opinion: Getting sick of corporate medicine
ID ranks 31 nationally for healthcare
Health care settings accommodate obese population
As health care costs grow, everything else shrinks
July 11, 2014
It looks like Obamacare patients can see their doctors, after all
Will health reform bring new role, respect to primary care physicians?
New MA health insurance website passes key test
July 10, 2014
Anthem Blue Cross faces another suit over Obamacare doctor networks
Race is on to profit from rise of urgent care
CA healthcare union tells elected officials to shun hospital chain
July 9, 2014
Nurse firing highlights hazards of social media in hospitals
July 8, 2014
Opinion: Fixed nurse-patient ratios are needed in more than just the ICU
AZ Supreme Court: Hospitals are subject to laws protecting vulnerable adults
July 7, 2014
Providence, Swedish Health Launch Employer-Driven ACO
Emergency Surgeries Drop with Insurance Expansion in MA
Fees Lurk in Health Plans' Shift to e-Payments
Drive-thru healthcare: How McDonald's inspired an urgent care gold rush
Health Net vows to improve healthcare coverage, service
Opinion: After Hobby Lobby—A single-payer healthcare solution?
Good Shepherd Hospital's $247 million makeover begins
Opinion: Google co-founders to healthcare—We're just not that into you
July 2, 2014
Beaumont Health Clears Key Hurdles in Latest Merger Try
2 GA Healthcare Systems Ink Partnership Deal
Inspector General reports find problems with Obamacare eligibility
OR program allows mediation for medical errors instead of suing
Audit finds MA doctors' criminal cases go unreported
July 1, 2014
Providers Blast CMS on Two-Midnight Rule
Washington and other states see new insurers on exchanges
UnitedHealth, an insurer switching roles, helps hospitals on Medicare billing
Many hospitals struggle to understand their own cost data
Big data helps insurer pinpoint at-risk patients
Cheaper premiums in 'copper' health plans mean higher costs to pay if you get sick
Opinion: What’s in a health economist's toolbox for controlling cost growth?
Doctors' group advises against regular pelvic exams