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CMS takes tougher Medicaid stance to Texas

CMS takes tougher Medicaid stance to Texas

Texas officials and the Obama administration are nearing a showdown over Medicaid expansion that threatens billions of dollars of federal funding that helps healthcare providers care for low-income Texans and improve the quality of care.

OIG says governing boards should be wary of compliance issues

By Lisa Schencker  |  April 20, 2015

Evolving payment models along with increasing amounts of publicly available data could present new compliance challenges for healthcare governing boards, according to new guidelines released by the federal government and industry groups.


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11 largest for-profit hospital chains

11 largest for-profit hospital chains

A list of the nation's 11 largest for-profit hospital chains, ranked by 2014 revenue as reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Source: Modern Healthcare reporting. Published April 18, 2015, p. 30.


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Tavenner to join LifePoint board

Tavenner to join LifePoint board

Former CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner has been tapped to join LifePoint Hospitals' board of directors, the Brentwood, Tenn.-based company announced Friday.

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