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Out-Of-Network Billing Fuels Provider-Payer Friction

Payers, legislators, and regulators are intensifying their efforts to stop out-of-network hospitals and physicians from charging whatever they want for medical services.

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Medicare's 'Wellness Visit' Money Goes Unclaimed by PCPs

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, September 4, 2015

The Affiliation Option: Half Step or Future State?

Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, September 4, 2015

Tackling the Behavioral Health Challenge

Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, September 4, 2015

U.S. moves to protect women, transgender people in healthcare

The Washington Post, September 4, 2015

Opinion: Physician payment reform in a post-SGR world: challenges remain

Health Affairs, September 4, 2015

More GA hospital mergers loom

The Augusta Chronicle, September 4, 2015

Highmark sees surge in demand from newly insured, reports operating loss

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 4, 2015

Ochsner, Adeptus partner on stand-alone emergency rooms

The Advocate, September 4, 2015

West Jefferson Medical Center credit nosedives to junk status, September 4, 2015

Why build a hospital in a tsunami zone?

Jefferson Public Radio, September 4, 2015

White House takes aim at Medicare and Medicaid billing errors

NPR, September 3, 2015

Hutcheson Medical Center (TN) close to sale, CEO says

Times Free Press, September 3, 2015

Business Roundup: LifePoint, Carondelet Announce Separate Joint Ventures

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, September 3, 2015

How Cardiology Compensation is Changing

Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, September 3, 2015

Lahey, Beth Israel Deaconess in merger talks

The Boston Globe, September 3, 2015

Hospitals say Aetna-Humana deal endangers Medicare Advantage

Forbes, September 3, 2015

Why HCA's growth strategy doesn't look like everyone else's

Nashville Business Journal, September 3, 2015

MA 2014 health care spending rises faster than state goal

WBUR, September 3, 2015

Lawsuit: NC hospitals cheated Medicare out of millions

The Charlotte Observer, September 3, 2015

Fewer Americans skipping medical care for cost reasons

The Washington Post, September 2, 2015


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