Hpowderly

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Name: hpowderly
Date registered: May 24, 2015
URL: http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/content-feed/news

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  1. Premature births cost health plans $6 billion annually — September 22, 2017
  2. Healthcare providers welcome changes to CMMI, back flexibility — September 22, 2017
  3. AMA: Reversing DACA puts patient care at risk, could worsen doctor shortage — September 6, 2017
  4. Centegra Health hospital cuts medical-surgical, intensive care services amid financial struggles — August 23, 2017
  5. CMS targets providers that have high error rates in new claims processing, fraud reviews — August 22, 2017

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Premature births cost health plans $6 billion annually

The data showed infants with major birth defects accounted for less than 6 percent of the premature births, but a quarter of expenditures.

Healthcare providers welcome changes to CMMI, back flexibility

ACO and hospital executives say they want greater flexibility in models for Medicare, Medicaid and dual-eligible patients.

AMA: Reversing DACA puts patient care at risk, could worsen doctor shortage

The American Medical Association and a raft of IT executives called on Congress to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals because not doing so would harm the workforce.

Centegra Health hospital cuts medical-surgical, intensive care services amid financial struggles

Centegra Health hospital cuts medical-surgical, intensive care services amid financial struggles
Costs of opening its new 128-bed facility, write-offs for unpaid patient bills, and rising Medicare and Medicaid patient volumes blamed for system’s losses.

CMS targets providers that have high error rates in new claims processing, fraud reviews

CMS will focus only on providers and suppliers that have high claim error rates or billing practices that vary significantly from their peers.

Presence Health to merge into Catholic giant Ascension’s joint venture system

As part of the deal, Presence Health’s medical centers, outpatient facilities and other care sites will integrate into AMITA Health.

Nonprofit, public healthcare medians eclipsed by rising expenses, Moody’s says

Rising pension contributions, swelling labor and pharmaceutical costs are limiting cash flows.

Only one county in US lacks an ACA insurer in 2018

Centene, Blue Cross Blue Shield in individual states, others, fill gaps left by Anthem’s exit from exchange market.

Johnson & Johnson hit with $417 million verdict in talc lawsuit

The verdict, the culmination of a lawsuit filed by 63-year-old Eva Echeverria, is the largest of several talc-based lawsuits against the retail giant.

HIMSS names Hal Wolf CEO, exec has long history in healthcare operations, digital innovation

Wolf, who most recently worked for Chartis, spent 10 years as chief operating officer of Kaiser Permanente’s Federation, where he focused on care delivery, data governance, population health management and more.

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