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Up & Comers awards recognize 12 rising healthcare stars
By Merrill Goozner | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
For the Up & Comers class of 2014, Modern Healthcare's editors received more than 150 nominations from a wide variety of healthcare provider, insurer and supplier organizations. Predicting from among that group who will emerge as healthcare's household names over the next few years was no easy task.
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Jindal's ex-health secretary indicted on perjury
Associated Press | September 23, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's former health secretary was charged Tuesday by a state grand jury with lying about his involvement in the award of a now-canceled $200 million Medicaid contract.
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Changes in the works for Medicaid managed care in Louisiana
Associated Press | July 19, 2014
Louisiana's health department intends to rework how it pays the private managed-care networks that provide health services to two-thirds of the state's Medicaid patients, Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration told lawmakers Friday.
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LSU hospital deals cost less than expected
Associated Press | July 17, 2014
Louisiana spent $52 million less than was budgeted for Gov. Bobby Jindal's privatization deals for the LSU hospitals that provide care to the uninsured in the recently ended fiscal year, according to data provided by the state health department.
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Missouri governor vetoes health navigator limits
Associated Press | July 08, 2014
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Monday that would have limited who could work in the state as a health insurance guide and blamed a national conservative group for injecting an error into the model legislation.
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Lawmakers agree to try out Jindal health plan
Associated Press | May 31, 2014
Louisiana could become a testing ground for Gov. Bobby Jindal's alternative to the federal healthcare overhaul, under a bill that received final backing from lawmakers Friday.
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Jindal gives CMS new hospital financing plan
Associated Press | May 24, 2014
A revised financing plan for six LSU hospital privatization deals was filed Friday with the federal agency that oversees Medicaid spending, which rejected a previous version.
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Analysis: CMS' rejection of La. hospital deal threatens budget
Melinda Deslatte / Associated Press | May 13, 2014
On paper, the federal rejection of financing plans for Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's LSU hospital privatization deals looks like it has all the makings of a fiscal calamity for the state. But the Jindal administration is downplaying the problem, suggesting it can be solved through appeals or...
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Jindal won't scrap hospital privatization model
Associated Press | May 05, 2014
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration won't reverse course on privatizing state-owned hospitals that care for the poor and uninsured and will continue negotiating with federal officials on ways to pay for the deals, Jindal's chief budget adviser said Monday.
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Feds reject LSU hospital deals
Associated Press | May 03, 2014
Federal officials on Friday rejected Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's financing plans for the privatization of six state-owned hospitals that care for the poor and uninsured, dealing a potentially significant blow to the state's healthcare operations.
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