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Privia Health secures $400 million for national expansion
By Beth Kutscher | September 16, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Privia Health, which provides practice-management tools to independent physician practices, has secured $400 million in new funding that will allow it to launch a nationwide expansion strategy.
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Top Minnesota exchange insurer PreferredOne drops out for 2015
By James Nord | September 16, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
In a surprising move certain to shake up Minnesota's state-run exchange, PreferredOne, a large provider-owned health plan, announced it will drop out of the MNsure exchange for 2015.
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Medicare ACOs improve quality, have mixed results on slowing spending, CMS says
By Melanie Evans | September 16, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The participants in Medicare's programs for accountable care organizations have continued to produce mixed results. Quality broadly improved but savings proved more elusive among the early participants.
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ACA co-op plans retool for 2015 open enrollment
By Paul Demko | September 16, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Many consumer-governed insurance plans that struggled to attract customers during the first year of open enrollment are aggressively pricing and retooling products to be more competitive when the exchanges re-open for business on Nov. 15.
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GAO: HealthCare.gov website must boost security
By Associated Press | September 16, 2014
HealthCare.gov, the health insurance website serving more than 5 million Americans, has significant security flaws that put users' personal information at risk, nonpartisan congressional investigators have concluded.
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Insurance coverage, provider preference affect who gets bariatric surgery, report finds
By Beth Kutscher | September 16, 2014
Wide variations in whether Medicare patients undergo bariatric surgery to treat obesity suggest that insurance coverage and provider preference are heavily influencing who has access to the procedure, a new report indicates. What the report didn't find, however, was a correlation between the...
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Census data puts uninsured at 13.4% in 2013, echoes Q1 reported rate
By Virgil Dickson | September 16, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Roughly 13.4% of Americans were uninsured in 2013, but comparing that with previous years of U.S. Census Bureau data isn't possible because of a change in the questions used, the bureau reported Tuesday. The 2013 uninsured level is roughly equivalent to an estimate of uninsured for the first...
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