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July 16, 2012


Top Stories
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The FamilyCare Medical Group in Syracuse, N.Y., considered but rejected Medicare's accountable care initiative because of a lack of needed capital.
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By Andis Robeznieks | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The trend by hospitals and large medical groups to employ physicians is driving up compensation, but payers are not increasing reimbursement for healthcare services.
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By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Once again, the U.S. House of Representatives has voted for a repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Once again, the bill is going nowhere.
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Late News
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The Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance aimed at helping medical device companies address regulatory requirements before they submit an application.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The belief that Medicaid enrollees overuse hospital emergency departments for routine care may be overstated, according to a report by the Center for Studying Health System Change. The authors add that, while better-managed primary care is often cited as a solution to ED overuse, many primary-care...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The number of uninsured women in America rose by more than 30% between 2000 and 2010, according to a Commonwealth Fund report that studies differences in healthcare costs for women in the U.S. and 10 other countries. In 2010, 20% of U.S. women, or about 18.7 million females between the ages of 19...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Minnesota's attorney general filed a memorandum in federal court with new statements from patients to support the state's lawsuit against Accretive Health. Attorney General Lori Swanson had sued the Chicago-based healthcare billing and collection company in January after the theft of an Accretive...
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Cover Story
By Melanie Evans | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The FamilyCare Medical Group in Syracuse, N.Y., considered but rejected Medicare's accountable care initiative because of a lack of needed capital.
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Features
By Joseph Conn | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Time has run out for the stragglers. After two extensions, the CMS has not added a third period of enforcement abeyance to its rule requiring the use of several new electronic transactions standards.
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Special Feature
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Sixteen organizations submitted data for this Modern Healthcare's 19th annual Physician Compensation Survey.
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By Andis Robeznieks | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The trend by hospitals and large medical groups to employ physicians is driving up compensation, but payers are not increasing reimbursement for healthcare services.
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Editorial
By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Once again, the U.S. House of Representatives has voted for a repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Once again, the bill is going nowhere.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“Republicans should move on. If they have a better plan, they should advance it. ... The party doesn't appear to have a coherent plan to address millions of people without insurance or the rising costs associated with a broken system. The ideas they do have—allowing the sale of...
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By the Numbers
By Modern Healthcare
A list of the nation's 20 largest hospitals ranked by total number of staffed beds. Source: American Hospital Association Guide, 2012 Edition. Published July 16, 2012, p. 32.
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News Makers
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Healthcare accreditation association URAC named William Vandervennet Jr. COO and Vernon Rowen senior VP of external and legal affairs. Vandervennet, who previously worked for insurers WellPoint and Blue Cross and Blue Shield, will oversee URAC's information technology, finance, human...
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Outliers
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In the nation's wonkiest parlor game this summer—predicting what the U.S. Supreme Court would do with the healthcare reform law—Nashville law professor and health policy scholar James Blumstein appears to have won.
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Outliers understands that sales can be a highly emotional business in which the deliberate manipulation of serotonin levels by a salesperson can affect the difference between profit and loss.
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Things got so hot for a Carilion Clinic-owned fitness club in Roanoke, Va., that officials used a Facebook post to cool off the public.
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