Insurance TukeyGate: Insurers vexed by Medicare Advantage star ratings declines Medicare Advantage plans expected star ratings quality scores to fall, but not like this. Insurance Bon Secours seals Anthem contract, drops pay lawsuit Bon Secours Mercy Health had accused an Elevance Health subsidiary of withholding nearly $100 million in reimbursements. Mergers & Acquisitions Sutter Health plots expansion with purchase of Sansum Clinic Sutter Health said it will integrate Sansum Clinic into its network over the next few years. Digital Health Women's health companies lead this week's funding deals General Catalyst, Nvidia's venture arm and Google Ventures were among the major investors in digital health companies this week. Digital Health AI-detected suicide prevention raises ethical questions While digital health companies are using AI to prevent suicides, ethicists worry the tools aren't validated by mental health professionals. Events To empower employees, healthcare's 'Best Places to Work' get creative Employers on this year's Best Places to Work in Healthcare list are stressing core values and accomplishing their objectives while giving employees a voice. Finance Dozens of hospitals, health systems see credit rating downgrades Lower ratings can result in higher interest rates for borrowing and limited access to capital. Mergers & Acquisitions LCMC, HCA notch win against feds in acquisition case A judge ruled that LCMC Health's acquisition of three HCA Healthcare hospitals is not subject to federal pre-merger notification requirements. Labor Duly Health & Care physicians group lays off workers Private-equity-owned Duly Health & Care, the area's largest physicians organization, is retrenching amid financial pressures and industrywide challenges. Mergers & Acquisitions Intermountain boosts Select Health with UCHealth deal Intermountain Health previously inked a joint venture with UCHealth to form a clinically integrated provider network and jointly offer health insurance in Colorado. Hospitals Rehabilitation hospitals hit hard by labor shortages: survey Modern Healthcare's annual Post-Acute Care Survey found that organizations are using a variety of strategies to tackle workforce challenges. Sponsored Content Events & Programs View the Honorees! Modern Healthcare’s Top Innovators class of 2023 have successfully employed creative strategies to achieve tangible results at their companies and across the wider industry. See this year's honorees! View the Rankings! See which organizations rose to the top of this year’s list, and find out what they’re doing to create people-first cultures where employees love to work. Register Now! On Oct. 12, join this complimentary virtual event for insights and strategies for using AI and digital tools to advance your operations, data management, patient communication and more. Register Now! Join this virtual event Oct. 25 to learn strategies for addressing social, economic and environmental health factors, expanding community support and delivering equitable care.