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The Infection-Busting Treatment Payers Don’t Want to Talk About

Fecal microbiota transplantation is an inexpensive treatment for a potentially deadly infection. But FMT is not for the squeamish. It's time for payers to get on board with this antibiotic alternative, which has a 90% cure... Read More

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Obamacare loophole has insurers worried customers will skip December premium

Vox, July 25, 2014

Feds cap maximum fine this year for not buying health insurance

Star Tribune, July 25, 2014

Jurors find TX hospital chain owner guilty on all 15 counts

The Dallas Morning News, July 25, 2014

Invoking anti-fraud law, LA doctor gets rich

The Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2014

Health insurance: Clear as mud

The Economist, July 25, 2014

Drug Pricing 'Tantamount to Greed,' Lawmaker Says

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 24, 2014

Two Americas on healthcare, and danger of further division

The New York Times, July 24, 2014

Gilead cures 9,000 Hep C patients, collects $5.7 billion

Bloomberg Businessweek, July 24, 2014

Massive influx of Medicaid enrollees strains Oregon, exacerbates doctor shortage

Star Tribune / Associated Press, July 24, 2014

Uncompensated costs, regulations hurting rural KY hospitals

The Ledger Independent, July 24, 2014

Why do other rich nations spend so much less on healthcare?

The Atlantic, July 24, 2014

Study Puts Spotlight on Preventing Fall-Related Injuries

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 23, 2014

Rulings on health law are far from last word

The New York Times, July 23, 2014

Undercover probe finds health law failings

SF Gate / Associated Press, July 23, 2014

Medicare testing payment options that could end observation care penalties

Kaiser Health News / The Washington Post, July 23, 2014

Halifax Health settles last part of whistle-blower lawsuit for $5.5M

Orlando Sentinel, July 23, 2014

UNC hospitals face Medicare penalties

Chapelboro.com, July 23, 2014

Contradictory Obamacare Rulings Issued by Appellate Courts

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 22, 2014

CVS Ramps Up Retail Clinics with Provider Affiliations

Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, July 22, 2014

Opinion: Will hospitals' higher facility fees survive health reform?

Indianapolis Business Journal, July 22, 2014

Preparing and Caring for Patients with Dementia
Faced with a growing elderly population, healthcare leaders are investigating strategies to treat dementia patients with dignity while trying to keep them out of the hospital.
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