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Justice Department sides with Planned Parenthood in lawsuit

Justice Department sides with Planned Parenthood in lawsuit

By Associated Press  |  September 01, 2015

The U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's decision to oust Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program appears to violate federal law by denying Medicaid patients the right to choose their healthcare providers.

Alaska Supreme Court won't block Medicaid expansion

By Associated Press  |  September 01, 2015

Thousands of lower-income Alaskans will become eligible for Medicaid after the Alaska Supreme Court on Monday refused to temporarily block the state from expanding the healthcare program.

Hospitals will continue to be the delivery system's 'cornerstone,' says Tenet CEO

Hospitals will continue to be the delivery system's 'cornerstone,' says Tenet CEO

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 29, 2015

Despite a trend toward outpatient care, Tenet Healthcare Corp. CEO Trevor Fetter says disease trends and demographics are pushing the demand for acute-care hospitals and that he sees hospitals as the cornerstone of the healthcare delivery system. He spoke with Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill...

CMS sends Medicaid outpatient drug rule to OMB

By Virgil Dickson  |  August 27, 2015

The CMS has completed work on a long-awaited rule overhauling the way prescription drugs are purchased for Medicaid beneficiaries. The regulation has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review.

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