Politics & Policy Trump attack on ACA elevates healthcare in 2024 election Former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden are already campaigning on healthcare almost a year before Election Day. Education & Events Meet the 2023 Most Influential People in Healthcare Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare includes leaders from providers, payers, tech companies, associations and government. Mergers & Acquisitions HCA Healthcare expands free-standing ER network HCA Houston Healthcare acquired 11 free-standing emergency rooms from SignatureCare Emergency Center. Insurance Bright Health ordered into liquidation by Texas court Troubled former health insurer Bright Health's financial problems reached a new low as the Lone Star State orders them to sell off its assets. Mergers & Acquisitions Community Health Systems sells three Florida hospitals for $294M Community Health Systems exited West Virginia earlier this year and plans to leave North Carolina next year. Providers Could Sanford Health's rural hospital-at-home program be a model? Expanding hospital-at-home to more rural communities could be crucial to the future of the CMS Acute Care at Home waiver program. Mergers & Acquisitions Deals: Medical City Healthcare buys Wise Health System Follow here for the latest updates on mergers, acquisitions and partnerships in healthcare. Digital Health Intermountain spinout highlights digital health funding this week Culmination Bio, a spinoff from Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Health, received $10 million in funding. Digital Health Happy birthday, ChatGPT: AI tool still generating buzz, concern While some healthcare decision-makers remain thrilled about using generative AI, others have raised worries about its potential to advance misinformation. Labor Northwestern medical residents announce plan to unionize Nearly 1,300 resident physicians and fellows at the university and health system say a union will help improve working conditions. Medicaid Investors see opportunity in high-needs Medicaid market As the Medicare Advantage market saturates, some investors are turning to new opportunities in Medicaid managed care. Insurance Executives detail UnitedHealthcare, Optum Health's growth plans UnitedHealth Group executives are predicting slower Medicare Advantage growth in 2024. Legal FTC lawsuit against anesthesiology group a warning to private equity FTC Chair Lina Khan says a recent lawsuit is meant to chill the consolidation of medical groups that results in higher prices for consumers. Sponsored Content Events & Programs Nominate Today! New for 2024, nominate a rising star for the 40 Under 40 Awards and bring attention to the next generation of leaders shaping the industry. Register Now! On Dec. 6, join this complimentary virtual event to get reenergerized about 2024, with inspiration and ideas for navigating upcoming trends and opportunities. Get Tickets! Celebrate champions for DEI in healthcare Dec. 7 in Chicago. Join us in honoring the individuals and organizations being recognized for their impact. Nominate Today! Honoring an all-new group of women from across the healthcare ecosystem. Nominate an outstanding leader today for the 2024 class!