Cleveland Clinic's Lakewood Hospital to close | Cleveland.com
The Lakewood (Ohio) City Council voted unanimously Monday to close Lakewood Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic facility. They voted to replace it with a $34 million Cleveland Clinic family health center with a 24-hour emergency department.
Maryland Adventist hospital receives approval to relocate | Seventh-Day Adventist Church News
Maryland's Health Care Commission granted Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma, Md., approval to relocate to a $331 million, 170-bed facility in White Oak, Md.
WellCare Health Plans expands Medicaid benefits in Ky. | PR Newswire
Tampa, Fla.-based WellCare Health Plans announced plans to enhance Medicaid benefits in Kentucky by offering a healthy rewards program, meals program and sport physicals for children at no extra cost for members, effective Jan. 1.
With the support of the largest hospital lobbying group in the state, a state Senate panel has approved a bill that would require New Jersey hospitals to pay fees to communities to pitch in for the cost of public safety and other local services.
In a whistleblower lawsuit filed Monday against Cleveland's MetroHealth System, its director of internal audit accuses unnamed senior executives of accepting free Botox injections and other services and accuses CEO Dr. Akram Boutros of improperly using hospital funds for personal travel and other reimbursements.