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Five states to speak in support of CVS\Aetna merger on Friday

The court case for the DOJ-approved merger drags on 8 months after companies closed the deal.

Intermountain launches new spinoff with focus on value-based care

Castell will offer technologies and services to guide care decisions, manage patient experience, implement virtual care, address social determinants and more, building from the health system’s own best practices.

Age, race disparities found in the use of hospital patient portals

Patients age 60 and over used the portal less than younger patients, and African Americans used the portal less than white patients.

U.S. Attorney Cynthia Ridgeway will take strategic job with Anthem

Ridgeway has accepted a position as corporate strategy director for Anthem.

Medicare’s bundled payment model did not change skilled nursing facilities’ discharge patterns

Many BPCI-participating hospitals instead elect to send patients to home health organizations, which are less costly.

Anne Arundel Health System’s acquisition of Doctors Community Health System finalized

While full integration is expected to take a couple of years, a name for the new health system will be unveiled this summer.

Michigan’s Beaumont Health to acquire Ohio-based Summa Health

Beaumont Health will gain a health insurance arm in SummaCare.

New CMS resources help states waive ACA requirements

Most states have gotten or are seeking the Section 1332 waivers to establish a reinsurance program to fully or partially reimburse insurers that are covering claims for high-risk beneficiaires.

Families of four face $25,000 in average annual unsubsidized ACA costs in 2019

Costs for two- and four-person families rose despite overall premiums being relatively flat compared to last year.

Telemedicine is poised to grow as its popularity increases among physicians and patients

Physicians of almost all age groups show an interest in pursuing telemedicine jobs or service lines.

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