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Medicaid expansion's fate may hang on governors' races
By Virgil Dickson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The outcome of gubernatorial elections in 15 states could have a pivotal impact on healthcare for millions of people in those states, with the fate of Medicaid expansion and the Obamacare exchanges hanging in the balance.
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Best Places to Work in Healthcare build positive cultures
By Bob Herman | October 24, 2014
Popular English business magnate Richard Branson made a bold decision this year when he said all salaried employees of his venture capital conglomerate, Virgin Group, would have access to unlimited vacation.
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Data Points: Medicaid expansion
Modern Healthcare | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Data Points for the week of Oct.20, 2014, covered the following topic: Medicaid expansion
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Reform Update: More providers, insurers showing appetite for narrow networks
By Bob Herman | October 16, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A new health plan collaboration in Wisconsin between a hospital system and an insurer is the latest sign that providers and insurers are betting on narrow networks even as controversy continues over whether these plans offer adequate provider access for consumers.
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UW Hospital and Clinics names Gaillard COO, and other news makers
Modern Healthcare | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Timothy Gaillard has been named senior VP and COO at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison.
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Pioneer ACOs get high marks from patients, mixed grades on quality
By Melanie Evans | October 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Medicare's first and most sophisticated accountable care organizations scored highly with patients for easy access to care and clear communication with doctors. The ACOs' success at preventing potentially avoidable hospital stays was decidedly more mixed, as was quality performance in areas such as...
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Wisconsin-based Gundersen Health plans to alter its fossil-fuel investment policy
By Bob Herman | October 03, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, Wis., will freeze all future investments in fossil fuels as part of a strategy that executives said will help “set the standard for environmental stewardship in healthcare.”
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LifePoint to enter Wisconsin with new joint venture
By Bob Herman | October 03, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
LifePoint Hospitals plans to create a joint venture with Watertown (Wis.) Regional Medical Center, marking the investor-owned company's first hospital partnership in Wisconsin.
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Aurora sees early returns from reform, cost-cutting
Bob Herman | September 02, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Aurora Health Care's operating margin almost tripled in the first half of 2014 with healthcare reform and tight expense control dramatically helping its performance, the Milwaukee-based health system said in a financial disclosure to bondholders.
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Reform Update: Healthcare interests spending big in Calif. fight over premium regulation
Paul Demko | August 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Normally, backers of a ballot initiative that polls show has support from 7 out of 10 registered voters could sit back and start planning their victory party. But that's not the case with California's health insurance-focused Proposition 45.
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