Modern Healthcare Breaking News

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Name: Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Date registered: July 20, 2012

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  1. Pharma CEOs survive Senate grilling with few concessions — February 26, 2019
  2. Louisiana looking for new Medicaid managed-care companies — February 26, 2019
  3. Interior design is having its moment in healthcare — February 26, 2019
  4. Anthem/Cigna damages trial reveals infighting — February 26, 2019
  5. DOJ asks judge to approve CVS/Aetna deal — February 26, 2019

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Grassley revives probe of tax-exempt hospitals

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) signals he will leverage his powerful Senate Finance Committee chairmanship to make sure not-for-profit hospitals are doling out enough charity care.

CMS OKs Colorado’s waiver for Medicaid value-based purchasing

The CMS approved a request from Colorado to set up a value-based purchasing program for Medicaid, becoming the third state to do so.

Washington state leads challenge to Trump’s abortion policy

Washington state will seek an injunction to block the Trump administration’s new rule that bars Title X funding from Planned Parenthood.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation to see windfall for Roche deal

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation is about to see a more than $450 million windfall from its ownership stake in a spinout drug company that is being purchased by Roche in a deal worth nearly $5 billion.

Novant Health appoints vice president of research, innovation

Novant Health has named Mark J. King its vice president of research and innovation, effective March 11. He’s currently at Atrium Health.

Healthcare industry execs launch opioid treatments centers in Tenn., Va.

Veteran healthcare industry executives have launched Nashville, Tenn.-based ReVIDA Recovery Centers, a network of outpatient centers focused on treating opioid use disorder through a combination of medication and behavioral therapy.

Commentary: Short-term, limited-duration health plans pose risks for patients, healthcare providers

Policymakers and regulators have not fully considered the consequences of and public reaction to transforming short-term plans from a stop-gap measure to a substitute for more comprehensive plans provided through the Affordable Care Act.

Parkland uses tech to home in on breast cancer disparities

Dr. Esmaeil Porsa, Parkland Health & Hospital’s executive vice president and chief strategy and integration officer, said technology has played an important role as it analyzed its community and ultimately decide to tackle breast cancer disparities.

Over-50 hockey league requires each team to have a doctor on roster

The Cleveland Heights 50+ Hockey League has a special rule: Each team needs at least one physician on its roster. But so far there haven’t been any serious injuries since the league — which doesn’t allow checking — started in 2013.

Sutter Health’s online symptom checker aims to provide care at the right time, place

Sutter Health is teaming up with Ada Health to offer its patients a symptom checker tool designed to help them decide whether they need to get care and where. It’s one of several partnerships between health systems and companies offering such tools.

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