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Reform latecomers: Afraid of getting left behind, big insurers expand exchange participation for 2015
By Paul Demko | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Experts say insurers are entering more state exchanges in 2015 because they recognize the shift toward a more consumer-oriented market and they see the risk pool getting more balanced as enrollment grows.
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Republicans strategize attack on Obamacare if they win the Senate
By Paul Demko | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Count on two years of intensified battles over Obamacare if Republicans win control of the Senate in next month's elections, which pollsters say they have a better-than-even chance of achieving.
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Regional News/Midwest: N.D. 'personhood' measure raises larger healthcare concerns
By Paul Demko | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A type of “personhood” amendment North Dakotans will vote on Nov. 4 could have broad ramifications for healthcare in that state.
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ACEP meeting spotlights Ebola preparedness
By Andis Robeznieks | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
In October 2001, the American College of Emergency Physicians met in Chicago amid widespread anxiety over the state of emergency preparedness. The U.S. at the time was reeling from the 9/11 attacks and anthrax fears.
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Medicaid expansion's fate may hang on governors' races
By Virgil Dickson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The outcome of gubernatorial elections in 15 states could have a pivotal impact on healthcare for millions of people in those states, with the fate of Medicaid expansion and the Obamacare exchanges hanging in the balance.
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Wal-Mart's Sam's Club plans private insurance exchange, and other briefs
Modern Healthcare | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A new health insurance exchange announced last week by a large retailer is betting that analysts who predict that roughly 40 million people will buy their health plans through a private online marketplace by 2018 are right.
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AdvaMed's CEO on new payment models, repealing device tax
Modern Healthcare | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Stephen Ubl became president and CEO in 2005 of the Advanced Medical Technology Association, a 270-member group representing manufacturers of medical devices, diagnostic products and medical information systems. Modern Healthcare reporter Sabriya Rice recently spoke with Ubl about the potential...
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Christine Candio named next CEO of St. Luke's in Missouri
Modern Healthcare | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Christine Candio, 53, will president and CEO of St. Luke's Hospital, Chesterfield, Mo., effective in January, replacing Gary Olson, who is retiring after 36 years at St. Luke's.
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Conn. exchange chief named CEO of HealthCare.gov
By Darius Tahir | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Kevin Counihan, who headed Connecticut's successful state-based Obamacare exchange, has tough challenges ahead as the first CEO of HealthCare.gov, the federal insurance exchange that serves 36 states.
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Dallas' brush with Ebola holds lessons for hospitals
Mike Leavitt | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
In years to come, Ebola's impact on Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas will likely become a risk-management classic.
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