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Medicaid managed-care plans get federal help on state rates
By Virgil Dickson | October 02, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The CMS took action Wednesday to improve the way states pay private health plans to oversee the care of Medicaid beneficiaries.
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Sunshine on teaching hospitals: The Top 10
By Modern Healthcare | October 01, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The CMS' publication Tuesday of industry payments to healthcare providers included financial support for clinical research at teaching hospitals.
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Fire that killed hospital CEO, wife ruled arson
By Associated Press | October 01, 2014
A fire that killed the president of a major southern New Jersey hospital and his wife has been ruled arson.
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N.Y. hospitals consider their collective fate | The health industry addresses a $6.4 billion transformation effort
By Irina Ivanova, Crain's New York Business | October 01, 2014
After some 18 months of negotiations with the federal government, New York state has received permission from regulators to implement a vast revamping of its healthcare delivery system in a bid to lower Medicaid costs. Now the state is at the starting point of a complex overhaul that involves...
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No new patients allowed in New Hampshire hospital after report
By Associated Press | October 01, 2014
A New Hampshire hospital that treats brain injuries has been stopped from accepting new patients under a directive from Gov. Maggie Hassan, following a report from a disabilities rights group accusing it of abuse and neglect.
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Reform Update: Capitated payments more acceptable to providers, survey finds
By Melanie Evans | October 01, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A survey of 39 health plans released this week adds to mounting evidence that hospitals and medical groups are getting comfortable with incentive-based payment structures that reward quality and lower costs. This new snapshot includes surprising evidence that a significant percentage are willing to...
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Trunfio to retire from Atlantic Health System in New Jersey
By Bob Herman | October 01, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Atlantic Health System CEO Joseph Trunfio plans to retire but will stay on until the Morristown, N.J.-based organization finds his successor over the coming months, the system announced this week.
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