Hospitals improve margins even without Medicaid expansion

By Beth Kutscher  |  June 03, 2015

Hospitals in states that expanded their Medicaid programs last year saw a significant reduction in bad debt, but even providers in non-expansion states still improved their operating margins.

Insurers want big rate hikes, but caveats abound

By Bob Herman  |  June 02, 2015

Many health insurers have asked insurance regulators for sizable premium increases next year, but final rates are likely to be much lower than the ones requested.

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