Advertisement
CHS signals all-clear on takeover threat

CHS signals all-clear on takeover threat

By Dave Barkholz  |  January 19, 2017

Community Health Systems CEO Wayne Smith said Thursday that the hospital company on April 1 intends to let lapse a poison pill defense against a potential hostile takeover as it pursues a turnaround that includes hospital and asset divestitures.

Behavioral health provider Sequel set to go public

By Dave Barkholz  |  January 18, 2017

Sequel Youth and Family Services, a growing behavioral health provider, is set to become a public company in April upon completion of its sale to Global Partner Acquisition Corp. GPAC liked Sequel for its clinical programs and growth track record in a burgeoning healthcare segment.

Parties in Summa Health staffing dispute agree on little

Parties in Summa Health staffing dispute agree on little

By Lydia Coutre, Crain's Cleveland Business  |  January 17, 2017

Leaders from Summa Health System and Summa Emergency Associates, the independent physician group that staffed the system's emergency departments until this month, agree on this: Contract negotiations, which ultimately broke down days before the deadline, could have started sooner.

The tough terrain of transparent pricing

The tough terrain of transparent pricing

By Harris Meyer  |  January 14, 2017

Scott Powder, Advocate Health Care's chief strategy officer, had a frustrating experience trying to price shop for an MRI for his daughter. That's part of what led him to embark on a two-year effort to make his system's pricing simpler and more transparent for consumers.

GOP lawmakers eye cuts in 'optional' Medicaid benefits

GOP lawmakers eye cuts in 'optional' Medicaid benefits

By Virgil Dickson  |  January 13, 2017

Two Republican committee chairmen want Congress to consider cutting “optional” Medicaid eligibility and benefit categories as a way to control the growth of Medicaid spending.

Advertisement
Modern Healthcare Daily

Award winning coverage of healthcare business and policy news.

The Modern Healthcare app includes a personalized home screen, strong search functionality and immediate downloads from the industry's leading healthcare media brand.