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Ruling gives hospitals hope on RAC appeals backlog

Ruling gives hospitals hope on RAC appeals backlog

Hospitals persuaded a federal appeals court to give new life to their legal fight to force HHS to work more quickly through a backlog of disputed findings by Medicare's controversial recovery audit contractors.


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Healthcare share of GDP by country, 2016

Healthcare share of GDP by country, 2016

A one page list of 21 OECD nations with universal coverage, ranked by percentage change of healthcare GDP from 2000 and 2013. Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Published: Feb. 8, 2016, p. 34.


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UnityPoint's Kaplan named CEO at UW Health

UnityPoint's Kaplan named CEO at UW Health

Dr. Alan Kaplan was announced Tuesday as the next CEO of UW Health in Madison. Kaplan is currently executive VP and chief clinical transformation officer at UnityPoint, a regional health system based in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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