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Bob Herman

Midwest Bureau Chief / Chicago

Bob Herman covers the health insurance industry and other healthcare news. Before joining Modern Healthcare in 2014, he covered hospital finance as a reporter and editor at Becker’s Hospital Review. He has a bachelor's degree from Butler University in Indianapolis

The 2016 Year in Review: Insurance


December 17, 2016

Growing instability in the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges was the biggest storyline in health insurance for 2016.

CMS finalizes 2018 exchange rules ahead of Trump administration


December 16, 2016

The CMS has made a handful of final changes to the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplaces for 2018, just a little more than a month before Donald Trump takes over the White House and congressional Republicans move to repeal the healthcare reform law.

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Michael Rowan leaving Catholic Health Initiatives


December 15, 2016

Michael Rowan, the COO of Catholic Health Initiatives and No. 2 executive behind CEO Kevin Lofton, will leave the health system at the end of this month "to explore a number of other opportunities in the healthcare industry."

TeamHealth shareholders sue Blackstone alleging low-balled deal


December 14, 2016

Shareholders of TeamHealth filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday against the physician-staffing company, alleging it accepted an inferior takeover offer from the Blackstone Group when a much more lucrative bid had been on the table.

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