Doctors Without Borders: 19 dead in Afghan clinic airstrike

By Associated Press  |  October 04, 2015

Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens more. It remains unclear who bombed the hospital run by Doctors Without Borders and the international medical charity has...

Analysis: Arkansas panel moves closer to Medicaid proposals

By Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press  |  October 03, 2015

A much-anticipated report to lawmakers on Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid expansion won't resolve the muddied future of a program providing coverage to more than 200,000 people. But it could at least provide some clarity on the options the Legislature faces, and how difficult finding consensus on the...

Doctors Without Borders Afghan clinic bombed, 9 staff dead

By Associated Press  |  October 03, 2015

Nine local staffers for Doctors Without Borders were killed and 30 were missing after an explosion near their hospital in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that may have been caused by a U.S. airstrike.

Hutchinson: Arkansas will block most Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood

By Associated Press  |  October 03, 2015

Arkansas will block most Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Friday, after a judge ordered the state to continue paying for services only to the three women who are suing over the governor's decision to end payments to the organization.

ICD-10 earthquake caused barely a shake

By Joseph Conn and Bob Herman  |  October 02, 2015

Health information technology cognoscenti predict most large hospitals and health systems, physician groups and health plans can handle the numerous, complex and very specific new codes. Any cramps will appear later as providers' cash flows get hit by delayed reimbursements.

Hospitals still lead in healthcare job growth

By Michael Sandler  |  October 02, 2015

The healthcare sector added 34,400 jobs in September, making up almost a quarter of new jobs in the U.S. for the month. Hospital hires led the healthcare sector, adding 15,500 for the month.

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