New data expose mysterious world of off-exchange health plans

By Harris Meyer  |  October 24, 2016

Individual and small-group health plans on the Affordable Care Act exchanges in 2016 were cheaper than plans sold off the exchanges, according to new data providing the most detailed look yet at how the ACA exchanges compare with the off-exchange market.

Longtime Silver Cross Hospital CEO to retire

By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business  |  October 24, 2016

Paul Pawlak, who has led Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Ill., for nearly 30 years, is retiring next year.

SNF chain will pay $145 million settlement over unnecessary rehab services

By Erica Teichert  |  October 24, 2016

Life Care Centers of America and its owner will pay $145 million to settle allegations that it billed Medicare and Tricare for medically unnecessary rehabilitation services over a seven-year period. It's the largest-ever False Claims Act settlement with a skilled-nursing facility chain.

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