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AHA's Richard Umbdenstock on value-based payments, narrow networks
By Modern Healthcare | August 30, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill Goozner recently spoke with Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association and vice chairman of the National Quality Forum, about the future of value-based payment, narrow networks and antitrust enforcement.
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HCA's Jonathan Perlin on reinventing the VA
By Modern Healthcare | August 23, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. Jonathan Perlin is chairman-elect of the American Hospital Association and chief medical officer and president of clinical services-quality at Nashville-based HCA, which operates about 180 hospitals and 80 outpatient centers.
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AHA doled out $3.3 million in 2013 to advocate Medicaid expansion
By Paul Demko | August 18, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The American Hospital Association's expenditures increased by 7% in 2013, to $117 million, spurred in part by efforts to convince states to expand Medicaid, according to the organization's most recent tax return.
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Sinai Health System boosts number of minorities on board
By Maureen McKinney | August 16, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
When Alan Channing took the helm of Sinai Health System in 2004, the Chicago safety net system had made modest strides in diversifying its board of trustees.
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Healthcare groups ponder D.C. strategy after elections
By Andis Robeznieks | August 16, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Healthcare industry groups are calculating what they can get done in the lame-duck Congress following the November elections and in the new session that follows, which could feature Republican control of both chambers.
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Clashing rulings on exchange subsidies raise fear of instability
By Andis Robeznieks and Paul Demko | July 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Healthcare providers and insurers fear that today's conflicting appellate court rulings on the legality of Obamacare premium subsidies offered through the federal insurance exchange could have a destabilizing effect on the newly expanded insurance market.
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Skogsbergh voted AHA's chair-elect
By Bob Herman | July 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Jim Skogsbergh, CEO of Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate Health Care, will be the next chair-elect of the American Hospital Association.
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AHA forum focuses on delivery innovations, challenges
By Melanie Evans | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
San Diego is host through Thursday to more than 1,000 hospital executives, directors, trustees and clinicians in town for lectures and debates on healthcare leadership, dealmaking, innovation and technology.
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AHA ads back GOP incumbents against tea party
By Paul Demko | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The American Hospital Association's political action committee is running TV ads backing congressional Republican incumbents who have been friendly to the hospital industry in hopes of fending off more right-wing challengers who take a harder line on government healthcare spending.
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Reform Update: AHA takes political action committee funds straight to voters
By Paul Demko | July 18, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The American Hospital Association's political action committee is spending large sums on TV commercials that back congressional Republican incumbents who have been friendly to the hospital industry, in hopes of fending off more-conservative challengers who take a harder line on government...
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