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Surprise losses, cash crunch cause 68% drop in Adeptus shares

By Dave Barkholz  |  November 02, 2016

The share price of Adeptus Health crashed 68% Wednesday after the operator of free-standing emergency departments posted a surprise $14.5 million loss from operations in the third quarter and took emergency measures to avoid a cash crunch.

Data Points for Oct. 24, 2016

Data Points for Oct. 24, 2016

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 22, 2016

Data Points for the week of Oct. 24, 2016, covered the following topics: Faith-based hospitals, Roman Catholic hospitals and quality at Catholic hospitals.

Editorial: An unfair DSH formula for safety net hospitals

Editorial: An unfair DSH formula for safety net hospitals

By Merrill Goozner  |  July 09, 2016

The CMS continues to adjust its formula for distributing disproportionate-share payments for safety net hospitals based on initial assumptions about insurance coverage under the ACA that have not panned out.

Patients sue Wash. hospital over charity-care dispute

By Maria Castellucci  |  June 22, 2016

Two Washington state men have filed a class-action lawsuit against Northwest Hospital & Medical Center in Seattle, claiming the hospital failed to screen them for free or discounted care under the Washington Charity Care Act.

The Affordable Care Act isn't wiping out unpaid hospital bills

The Affordable Care Act isn't wiping out unpaid hospital bills

By Melanie Evans  |  March 05, 2016

The promise of the ACA for hospitals was that bad debt—a figure that reflects bills a hospital can't collect—would shrink substantially under the law's coverage expansions. The reality, so far, is less uniformly dramatic, even though 20 million fewer Americans are uninsured.

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