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August 30, 2013
Lawmakers Seek 'PAC' Reform
7 in 10 Workers Await Benefits Info as Deadline Nears
Obamacare's cost-control programs may be contagious
Don Berwick's newest phase: Candidate, but still Dr. Quality
Report: Reprimanded doctors still get VA bonuses
Steward hospitals question earnings data
Anthem's Maine network plan draws scores of critics
St. Louis ConnectCare cuts more than half of its staff
August 29, 2013
Large Employers View HIX as Viable
US delays deadline for finalizing Obamacare health plans
Despite distaste for health law, Americans oppose defunding
Opinion: Healthcare costs are a civil rights issue
Private equity's hospitals: A business model for the Obamacare era?
MN economist sees payoff from effort to curb health care costs
Cape Cod Hospital, a magnet for summer emergency visits, also draws big donors
August 28, 2013
Better ED Throughput Means a Better Patient Experience
Premier $100M IPO a 'Pittance'
IRS issues final rules on Obamacare's 'individual mandate'
MA ACOs produced 'spillover' savings
Hospital officials pushing for health law grace period revision
Mobile Doctors CEO, physician charged with Medicare fraud
Doctors in Blue Cross alternative quality contract also changed how they treated Medicare patients
Obama asks African-American churches for help with health law
Want to know if your hospital is a rip off? Move to NC
August 27, 2013
Texas Health Unveils Center for Population Health
Physicians' Diagnostic Overconfidence May be Harming Patients
Premier files for IPO of up to $100 million
Status of Medicare patients can result in huge bills
Opinion: Are hospitals already saving money for Medicare?
UC Davis doctors who infected brain cancer patients with bowel bacteria resign
OK surgical center reveals prices, gives patients choice
3 NY hospitals prepared to pay $1.5M each to settle workers' lawsuits
August 26, 2013
Florida Hospital, Health First to Create Health Plan
Bringing Consistency to the 9-Month Episode of Care
Opinion: Mixed signals on employee health insurance
University Hospital CEO to earn $416K as head of newly independent state hospital
States scramble to get healthcare law's insurance marketplaces up and running
WI rural hospitals could lose special Medicare payments
Branstad asks feds to approve 'IA-based' healthcare plan
Republicans lack votes to defund Obamacare
August 23, 2013
Phoebe Putney, Hospital Authority Settle FTC Charges
Akron General to be sold to Community Health Systems and Cleveland Clinic joint venture
Piedmont WellStar HealthPlans to sell commercial insurance Oct. 1
Boehner warns against shutting U.S. government over 'Obamacare'
State laws hinder health navigator effort to enroll uninsured
The real estate deal one health system couldn't pass up
Doctors seek partner to keep a Brooklyn hospital open
August 22, 2013
MGMA-ACMPE Seeks Delay for Stage 2 MU Penalties
NC Governor signs bill that affects hospital billing
Hospital-owned insurance plan to reenter Medicare
County supervisors OK $29M more for MLK hospital
CVS cuts access to opioid pain-killers for suspect doctors
August 21, 2013
Health Plan Premiums Rise Moderately
Medical Errors at 10 CA Hospitals Draw Fines of $625K
New South L.A. hospital to cost $32 million more than expected
Judge rejects Long Island College Hospital's ownership deal
August 20, 2013
1 in 5 Health Systems to Become Payers by 2018
Shands HealthCare to Pay $26M to Settle False Claims Allegations
Sebelius: Talk on healthcare plan up to TX
Mountain States Health Alliance taps HMA exec for CEO
States predict more insurance customers
HHS offering prizes for videos promoting Obamacare
August 19, 2013
CMS Pays Primary Care Bonuses Amidst Bureaucracy
CFO Exchange: Healthcare Reform Breeds Innovation
Hospitals may absorb risk of insurers' debtor patients
5 public health systems in other cities serve as model for UMC
Some hospital CEOs get bigger compensation packages
Obamacare tougher to launch than Medicare
Survey of nurses finds 'moderate' verbal abuse
Taking a new tack to persuade 'young invincibles' to buy health insurance
NH patients seek accountability in hepatitis case
August 16, 2013
OIG Recommendation 'Would Kill Rural Health'
CFO Exchange: Top Execs Talk Strategy
$67M doled out to those aiding others navigate healthcare
Opinion: How to destroy Obamacare from within
Having more doctors might reduce health spending. Or maybe increase it.
August 15, 2013
Private HIX Pose Challenge to Public Health Insurance Exchanges
Preview: At CFO Exchange, Cost Reduction Tops Agenda
MO healthcare exchange details unclear
Why doctors are reluctant to take responsibility for rising medical costs
Opinion: The cure for the $1,000 toothbrush
August 14, 2013
With Cuts Looming, QIOs Find Abundant Support
How Prehabilitation Can Improve Outcomes and Reduce Hospital Costs
1 in 2 Employers Link PPACA to Cost Increases
Parkland not slowing down changes after passing safety test
Maine Medical Center announces 225 position cuts, other reductions
Maryland General settles with US for $750K
NC hospital placed on jeopardy status after fire
FL pharmacists win $597 million blowing whistle on Medicare scheme
August 13, 2013
HMA Board Ousted by Glenview Capital
A limit on consumer costs is delayed in healthcare law
Bigger hospitals may lead to bigger bills for patients
NH hospital tech pleads guilty in hepatitis outbreak
8 ME hospitals sue Sebelius over payments for low-income patients
Schools can administer insulin without licensed nurses, court says
August 12, 2013
5 Bills, 1 Month: AHA Urges Outreach to Legislators
Weaker Finances Seen for Not-for-Profit Hospitals
Faith leaders emerge as key to healthcare outreach
Operating income declines at Partners HealthCare
August 9, 2013
Anthem Blue Cross Pilot Reduces Surgery Costs by 19%
Physicians' Medicare Pay Data May be Next to be Made Public
The District's Obamacare marketplace is psyched to insure Hill staff
Sebelius open to 'uniquely Texan' health care plan
Cleveland Clinic to work with ProMedica to improve patient care
Cogent Healthcare supplier has security lapse
NJ doctors rank last in nation in accepting new Medicaid patients
Twitter is out to destroy Obamacare
Got health insurance? Good luck finding a doctor
August 8, 2013
Revenue-Driving Cardio Subspecialties Thriving
'Objectionable Conditions' Persist at Drug Compounding Facilities
HMA rebuffed in peace offering to shareholder
Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies
Obamacare cost-cutting board faces growing opposition from Democrats
Feds say Parkland Health System in compliance
Opinion: The health spending mystery
Blue Cross, Allina join forces on new plan
Wisconsin AG: Hospitals can't deny admitting privileges to abortion docs
Opinion: Will Medicare fixes lead to hospital mergers?
August 7, 2013
CMS Overpaid Hospitals $38.2M for Short-Stay Claims
Glenview rejects HMA offer, demands board overhaul
ONC's Mostashari Announces Departure
Parkland legal staff refusing to release executive compensation study
NYC losing small hospitals as money woes mount
MA Nurses Association pushing ballot question on hospital staffing
Physician-owned hospitals expand in Dallas-Fort Worth
WakeMed among Triangle hospitals fined for excessive Medicare readmissions
Farzad Mostashari to leave federal health IT office
August 6, 2013
HMA shareholder files suit to stop sale
'Perverse Incentives' Perpetuate Use of Disproven Medical Treatments
Hospital HIE Use Up 41%, ONC Says
Physician Payments Sunshine Act goes into effect without initial concerns
Healthcare law raises pressure on public unions
Extra attention to Medicare's sickest patients saves money in the long run
What Aetna's move to pull insurance plans from MD exchange means
August 5, 2013
Tavenner Grilled on Healthcare Reform Status
Sluggish Hospital Job Growth Linked to Sequestration
Final IPPS Rule Elicits Objections from Hospital Groups
6 Louisiana cities among nation's 10 most expensive for healthcare
In healthcare industry, who will keep workers safe?
Healthcare changes on governors' minds
Republicans split on efforts to defund Obama healthcare law
Deal keeps US healthcare contribution for Congress
August 2, 2013
VRE Infection Control Needs Regional Strategy
Physicians Brace for Drug, Device 'Transparency'
US official challenges claim that Obamacare hurts workers
Tenet, Health Management accused of paying kickbacks
Health costs are still tame, insurer results show
West Penn Allegheny Health System reports $47.9 loss in in three months
August 1, 2013
North Shore-LIJ Health System to Launch a Health Plan
Community Health Systems Chief Talks HMA Merger
House panel votes to change Medicare funding approach
Opinion: Revealing a healthcare secret (the price)
Cardiologist ordered to pay $17M for healthcare fraud
Deal to build children's hospital in San Antonio collapses
Hospital to reduce pay for weekend employees