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OIG to more closely scrutinize doctors' compensation

By Lisa Schencker  |  June 12, 2015

An attorney with HHS' Office of Inspector General said Thursday that the OIG is hiring additional lawyers to look into taking more administrative actions against doctors. They're looking for the types of questionable payment arrangements addressed in an OIG fraud alert issued earlier this week.

Bonus bonanzas: Association CEOs got healthy pay raises in 2013

Bonus bonanzas: Association CEOs got healthy pay raises in 2013

By Michael Sandler  |  June 06, 2015

Median total pay for healthcare association chief executives earning $1 million or more increased 8.5% from 2012 to 2013, while total pay for all healthcare association CEOs jumped 18.9%, according to Modern Healthcare's analysis of the latest association tax reports.

UnitedHealth stock growth yields potential windfall for CEO

UnitedHealth stock growth yields potential windfall for CEO

By Associated Press  |  April 07, 2015

UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley realized a potential gain of more than $45 million from exercising stock options last year, as the share price of the nation's largest health insurer topped $100 on the way to setting all-time highs.

Tenn. health system board plans another vote on bonuses

By Associated Press  |  January 31, 2015

The Erlanger Health System board says it plans to hold a "do-over" meeting to discuss and vote again on $1.7 million in management bonuses that drew outrage from state lawmakers and prompted an attorney general's opinion.

Hospital benefits from dedicated executive pay committee

Hospital benefits from dedicated executive pay committee

By Maureen McKinney  |  January 31, 2015

For more than a decade, Beebe Healthcare, a 155-bed not-for-profit hospital in Lewes, Del., assigned executive compensation duties to the hospital board's executive committee. But more than a year ago, at the urging of a consultant, Beebe decided to make a change.

HCA has solid Q3, downplays benefits from ACA

By Beth Kutscher  |  October 28, 2014

HCA, the country's largest hospital chain by revenue, reported a 41.9% increase in net income in the third quarter on higher revenue, prompting it to raise earnings projections for the full year.

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