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Name: jfinison
Date registered: April 3, 2017
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  3. Insurers could deny 1 in 6 ER visits if they were to adopt Anthem policy, JAMA says — October 23, 2018
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  5. Electronic health records show promise in reducing unnecessary testing — October 22, 2018

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Health and Human Services Department to dole out $293 million to boost primary care in high-need areas

Funds to be dispersed among National Health Service Corps and Nurse Corps programs for budding physicians and nurses, loan repayment.

2019 Affordable Care Act rates make short-term health insurance plans more attractive

Even with the 1.5 percent decline in silver plan rates for 2019, consumers have been dealt a net rate increase of 69.2 percent from 2016 to 2019.

Repeal of ACA on Republican agenda after midterms

Mitch McConnell
Repeal would end the ACA’s most popular provision, to cover those with preexisting conditions.

Healthcare still a top priority for voters as midterm elections near

Democrats have apparently noticed that healthcare remains a major issue, and have spent about half of their political advertising on healthcare-centric advertising.

Doctor on Demand expands through Walmart collaboration

Health and hygiene company RB said consumers who purchase certain products at Walmart will receive a free medical video visit.

Hospital merger and acquisition activity slows down in the third quarter but large-scale transactions continue

Eighteen transactions were recorded in the third quarter of 2018, a 38 percent decrease over the 29 deals recorded in the third quarter of 2017.

Hospitals spending $25 billion more on supply chain than they should, study finds

Savings opportunities are fairly equal across hospital size, location, and whether the facility is urban or rural, for-profit or not-for-profit, or system-based or standalone.

Costs of Medicare diabetes prevention program may exceed reimbursements

Subtracting the average payment of $139, there was a $661 gap between the cost of the program and the expected payments.

Vatican gives thumbs-up to merger between Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health

The deal creates one of the largest U.S. hospital owners, encompassing 139 hospitals and accounting for $28 billion in annual revenue.

Six Deep-Dive Symposiums at HIMSS Annual Conference

HIMSS is accepting speaker proposals for six pre-conference symposiums on Monday, Feb. 11 in Orlando.

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