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October 31, 2014
Aetna Cuts 4 New Accountable Care Deals
What’s Your Growth Prescription?
HHS, DHS chiefs to testify on Ebola funding
Ending Obamacare subsidies: Risks vs. rewards debated
Insurers have big plans for 2015 Obamacare enrollment
How Obamacare went south in MS
Less than half of doctors in insurance directories may be available
Opinion: ICD-10 is ready to serve
October 30, 2014
Abington Health, Jefferson Health Plan '100% Equal' Merger
The Case for Recycling Surgical Supplies
Healthcare overhaul doubts ease for insurers
New healthcare payment model lowering costs
NJ legislators seek to solve out-of-network billing problem
Epic Systems makes strategic next moves for expansion
CA's Prop 45 would offer public a say on health insurance rates
Honeywell facing lawsuit over health tests
October 29, 2014
Ballot Initiative Pits Providers Against Payers in SD
HCA to Acquire CareNow Urgent Care Centers
Insider-trading probe focuses on Medicare agency
Medicare plan fights FL order
Mercy Health System merging with Rockford Health System
NY transparency study spooks hospitals and insurers
Growth brings new medical options to The Woodlands (TX)
Montefiore CEO Safyer says bigger is better in healthcare
October 28, 2014
Federal Appeals Court Mulls Observation Status
'Leadership Gap' Threatens MU Momentum, Says AMA
Is the Affordable Care Act working?
Some doctors wary of taking insurance exchange patients
Hospitals furious at cancer-drug price hikes
Health insurance agencies hiring for Obamacare changes
October 27, 2014
CFOs as Healthcare Change Agents
As insurers try to limit costs, providers hit patients with more separate fees
Insurers' consumer data isn't ready for enrollees
Partners HealthCare leader to step down
Opinion: Reality check—There's no easy way to put a lid on healthcare costs
Salesforce to make big push into healthcare industry
The rise of retail healthcare clinics in America
You've heard of Now meet
October 24, 2014
Roundtable: Changing Culture, Leading Strategy at Healthcare Organizations
Slideshow: Population Health—Are You as Ready as You Think You Are?
HHS prescribes $840 million to help doctors transform their practices
Ebola misdiagnosis: Experts examine EHR lessons
HHS chief rallies docs to boost Obamacare enrollment
How Medicare 'self-referral' thrives on loophole
Knowing prices tied to lower healthcare spending
Report: Taxpayer data on Obamacare state exchanges at risk
October 23, 2014
Partners HealthCare M&A Deal Under Scrutiny
As virus spreads, insurers exclude Ebola from new policies
New for 2015: Obamacare insurers' opt-out clause
CA Prop. 46 pits doctors against lawyers
Deal completed, Tufts, Lowell General look to expand
Colorado Springs Health Partners gets new owner; patients unlikely to see changes
Opinion: Shellshock & why EHRs need updating
October 22, 2014
'Overtreatment' Debate Circles Back to Lung Cancer Screening
Defensive Medicine Still Prevalent Despite Tort Reform
Medical costs up to 20% higher with hospital-owned physician groups
More insurers put spending limits on medical treatments
MA makes the biggest push yet to make healthcare prices public
Health IT interoperability up to market, say feds
TX hospital ex-CEO, 3 others convicted in Medicare fraud case
October 21, 2014
House Calls Key to Pioneer ACO Success
Readmissions: No Quick Fix to Costly Hospital Challenge
Poll: Most doctors give Obamacare low grades
Documents show $415 million funding gap between state, federal health insurance expectations
Few motives to fix busted health data
Opinion: Why health insurance companies are doomed
October 20, 2014
How Hospitals Can Become 'Upstreamists'
How Top-Ranked MA Plans Earn Their Stars
Medicare patients pay more for rural hospital services
GA's rural hospitals teeter as solutions are debated
Open enrollment puts varied impact of healthcare law back in focus
Topeka hospitals look to partnerships to reduce supply costs
October 17, 2014
CMS Offers Some ACOs $114M for 'Upfront' Costs
WellPoint Dominates Nearly Half of Markets, AMA Says
CDC admits to mistakes in Ebola protocol
For hospitals and clinics: Insurance to protect against losses from Ebola
Administration signals doubts about calculator permitting plans without hospital benefits
At the intersection of health, healthcare, and policy
Hackensack University Medical Center announces merger with Meridian Health
CMS' new investment model will help ACOs with health IT
October 16, 2014
Providers Ask HHS to Address EHR Interoperability Barriers
Can Dallas hospital recover from Ebola transmissions?
Study: Don't expect big healthcare savings from medical malpractice reform
Spike in ER, hospitalization use short-lived after Medicaid expansion
The unexpected costs of medicare
If you like your insurance, can you keep it this time around?
October 15, 2014
The Drug Price Reform Debate
Solutions to Healthcare's 'Obvious Corruption' Visible
How the new stacks up with the old
Carondelet Health agrees to sell its two Kansas City area hospitals to Prime Healthcare Services
Opinion: Busting the myth of uncontrollable healthcare costs
Stolen medical data is now a hot commodity
October 14, 2014
Daughters of Charity and post-Obamacare Silicon Valley: More healthcare turmoil ahead?
Dem senator pushes to restore $120M in hospital funding
Why some Medicare outpatients pay more at MN's rural hospitals
80% of NY hospitals face Medicare reimbursement penalties
There are more healthcare accelerators than ever, but do they work?
Many ways to check up on your hospital
October 13, 2014
CA health exchange awards millions in no-bid contracts
Prime to buy 6 Catholic hospitals in CA, SEIU opposes deal
Increasing number of FL hospitals facing Medicare fines for readmissions
Small hospitals face big challenges
October 10, 2014
Non-Profit Health Plans Want Tax-Status Disclosure on HIX
Flagship Baylor hospital in Dallas at risk of losing federal funding hit by minor glitch and functionality questions
No increase in Medicare Part B premiums
Medicaid, often criticized, is popular with its customers
Hidden costs for 'fully covered' care can slam patients' wallets
Rural communities struggle to keep doctors
October 9, 2014
Rural Primary Care Challenges Extend Beyond Physician Supply
Building Healthcare Facilities for Quality likely ready for record-breaking traffic
Many Medicare outpatients pay more at rural hospitals, federal report says
Dollars for dudes: Almost no women among medical industry's top-paid speakers, consultants
MA becomes first state to require price tags for healthcare
After CA hospitals unite, labor divide deepens
Private company takes over MO emergency department
Why Americans are drowning in medical debt
October 8, 2014
Georgia Mulls FEDs to Replace Rural Hospitals
Observation Status Sparks Legal Firestorm
Testing of to be kept confidential
Walmart to end health insurance coverage for some part-time workers
Is healthcare just another chaotic, low-wage job?
Community Health Systems to buy minority shares of Natchez (MS) hospital
CMS to extend Meaningful Use hardship exemption deadline
October 7, 2014
Toward Health Information Exchange
UPMC to co-manage cancer hospital in Lithuania
PPACA Still Faces Hurdles, Academics Say
LifePoint to Enter Wisconsin Market
What you need to know about Obamacare's cost-cutting measures
How drug discounts for the poor became a windfall for hospitals
October 6, 2014
Teaching Hospitals' Conflict-of-Interest Policies Fall Short, Students Say
What happens to hospital business when Ebola is in the ER?
Phoenix Children's Hospital, billionaire entrepreneur target cancer
Augusta (GA) hospitals critique bids
Following evangelicals, traditional Catholics create a health insurance alternative
Facebook plots first steps into healthcare
Opinion: Judge refuses to be pushed around by Partners HealthCare
Opinion: Ads for healthcare services do little good
October 3, 2014
Medicare fines 2,610 hospitals in third round of readmission penalties
What Obamacare needs to do in year two
Proton center closure doesn't slow new construction
Baptist Hospital system to lay off 112 workers
10 Best Practices to Improve Medical Debt Collection
Debt Collection Becoming More Necessary for Physicians
Hospital: EHR Flaw Obscured Ebola Patient's Travel Note
October 2, 2014
8 in 10 Doctors 'Overextended' or at 'Full Capacity'
Integrating Mental Health and Primary Care
Another court strikes down Obamacare subsidies in 36 states
Analysis: Government's new doctor payments website worthy of a recall marks a year, with plenty left to do
HHS is hiding health insurance rate hikes, former official charges
The healthcare system falls apart when you're a complex patient
Eliminate the waiting room
October 1, 2014
Open Payments Site Launches to User Complaints
Payer Calls for More Primary Care Docs, Team Care
Our first dive into the new open payments system
Obamacare power moves to states
Mission Health (NC) sheds 130 jobs
25 years of health IT: Highs & lows
Opinion: Medical mergers are driving up health costs
Private health insurance exchanges poised for 'hypergrowth'