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Will Prime's M&A momentum be stalled by federal lawsuit?

Will Prime's M&A momentum be stalled by federal lawsuit?

By Lisa Schencker  |  May 28, 2016

The federal government has now thrown its weight behind long-circulated allegations that part of Prime Healthcare Services' turnaround strategy is to drive up revenue by leaning hard on doctors to admit more patients. But that may not stop the chain from snapping up more troubled hospitals.

Arizona court rules hospitals can file some Medicaid liens

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 28, 2016

The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that hospitals can go after lawsuit settlements to get additional reimbursement for the costs of providing care for some patients covered by the state's Medicaid program.

FTC faces off with Advocate, NorthShore over merger

FTC faces off with Advocate, NorthShore over merger

By Lisa Schencker  |  May 21, 2016

Arguments are scheduled to wrap up this week in a closely watched Federal Trade Commission case challenging a proposed merger between two Chicago-area health systems.

House GOP win on Obamacare lawsuit won't change much—for now

House GOP win on Obamacare lawsuit won't change much—for now

By Lisa Schencker  |  May 14, 2016

A federal judge's decision that the Obama administration unconstitutionally spent money to pay for part of the Affordable Care Act may not disrupt health plans or beneficiaries right away. But the fresh uncertainty immediately delivered a blow to the share prices of hospitals and health insurers.

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