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Beware the sophomore slump
By Merrill Goozner, Editor | September 27, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
All the trends are positive as the insurance industry, the government and healthcare reform advocates gear up for the second year of open enrollment on the federal and state-run insurance exchanges.
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Why one congressman wants to scrap Medicare's hospital appeals deal
By Bob Herman | September 19, 2014
The CMS has been pretty quiet about its Medicare appeals settlement for hospitals, and now a congressman wants the agency to retract the offer altogether.
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Community health centers slated to receive $295 million in federal funding
By Modern Healthcare | September 13, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Community health centers are slated to receive $295 million in federal funding in an effort to expand access to primary-care services to more than a million new patients.
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Nancy Hoyt named board chair of Compassion & Choices, and other newsmakers
By Modern Healthcare | September 13, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Nancy Hoyt has been named board chair of Compassion & Choices, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit organizations devoted to end-of-life care options.
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Health centers to get hefty cash boost to expand primary-care services
By Steven Ross Johnson | September 12, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Community health centers across the country are slated to receive $295 million in federal funding in an effort to expand access to primary-care services to more than a million new patients.
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CMS dispenses $60 million in outreach grants
By Paul Demko | September 08, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Ninety organizations in 34 states will receive $60 million in federal grants to help with outreach efforts during the second open enrollment period under the federal healthcare law, the CMS announced Monday.
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Burwell appoints another top staffer
By Bob Herman | September 08, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell has named her chief of staff, Andrea Palm, as a senior counselor—the third such appointee since July. Palm, 41, who has been HHS’ chief of staff since 2013, will keep that role in addition to serving as a senior counselor.
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Reform Update: Medicaid expansion may spread to four more GOP-led states
By Virgil Dickson | September 02, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Now that Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Corbett has received CMS approval for his Medicaid expansion plan, Indiana, Tennessee, Utah and Wyoming may be next in line among GOP-led states in seeking a federal green light for their conservative-oriented expansion proposals.
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Conn. exchange chief named CEO of HealthCare.gov
By Darius Tahir | August 30, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The chief of Connecticut's successful state-based Obamacare exchange is heading to Washington to become CEO of HealthCare.gov.
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HealthCare.gov to be run by Connecticut exchange leader
By Darius Tahir | August 26, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The leader of one of the most successful state-based insurance exchanges will head to Washington to become CEO of the federal marketplace. The CMS named Connecticut's Kevin Counihan to the newly created post on Tuesday.
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