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New not-for-profit hooks Mount Sinai's most vulnerable patients up with lawyers
28 Apr 2017 at 1:00pm
Mount Sinai Medical-Legal Partnership joins the growing movement to build groups that can address the legal needs of the most vulnerable patients.
LifePoint looks for new acquisitions after quiet year
28 Apr 2017 at 1:00pm
LifePoint Health has gone more than a year since acquiring a hospital, but its earlier shopping spree guided the health system to higher earnings and revenue in the first quarter.
With revenue up, Cerner remains unaffected by ACA uncertainty
28 Apr 2017 at 10:00am
Cerner Corp. posted strong financial growth in the first quarter despite the continued uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act and healthcare industry, the company said Thursday.
Anthem loses appeal to seal $54B Cigna deal
28 Apr 2017 at 9:00am
It was the $54 billion deal that wouldn't die. But on Friday morning, the proposed merger between national health insurers Anthem and Cigna Corp. finally met its end.
Better billing? Healthcare can learn from other industries
27 Apr 2017 at 10:01pm
With more patients being pushed into high-deductible plans, hospitals are increasingly dependent on collecting bills. They're also confronting a patient population, schooled in electronic consumerism, that is no longer willing to put up with...
Quest Diagnostics to pay $6 million settlement for alleged kickback scheme
28 Apr 2017 at 4:12pm
Medical laboratory giant Quest Diagnostics on Friday agreed to pay a $6 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit alleging a kickback scheme.
Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA
28 Apr 2017 at 8:23am
President Donald Trump on Thursday created an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve accountability and protect whistle-blowers, calling it a "bold step forward."
CMS proposes payment raises for hospice, skilled nursing and rehab
28 Apr 2017 at 2:39pm
The CMS is proposing smaller pay increases to skilled-nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and hospice care next year.
Guest commentary: Collaboration driving progress in the shift to APMs
28 Apr 2017 at 2:08pm
Rising costs, missed opportunities to improve care, and a growing understanding that the fee-for-service model may impede coordinated care make the shift to smarter spending increasingly urgent.
Trump names anti-abortion leader to high post at HHS
28 Apr 2017 at 12:16pm
Charmaine Yoest, who actively supported Trump in his campaign, will serve as assistant secretary of public affairs at HHS. From 2008 until February 2016, she was president of Americans United for Life, which campaigned at the federal and state level...