Patient dumping accusation leads to $450,000 settlement from L.A. hospital | Los Angeles Times
Good Samaritan Hospital will pay $450,000 to settle allegations that it dumped a homeless patient on the streets, and it has also agreed to abide by strict discharge protocols, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced Thursday.
Texas court tosses lawsuit over Medicaid cuts to therapy | Texas Tribune
A Texas appeals court delivered a big loss on Thursday to a group of home health agencies and parents of children with disabilities who sued the state over payment cuts to in-home therapy providers.
Stamford Hospital electrical work sparks complaints | Stamford (Conn.) Advocate
More than 50 unionized electricians gathered outside Stamford Hospital on Wednesday to complain about what they say are unlicensed laborers performing some of the work on the $450 million project for the new hospital complex.
A year after Bay Area hospital closed, 250,000 struggle for care | San Francisco Chronicle
The closure of Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, Calif., a year ago has left many living in the western part of Contra Costa County struggling to find new ways to get care, as the carcass of the building sits dormant on a concrete landscape.
Why Alere lost half a billion dollars in market value in a day | Boston Business Journal
The Waltham diagnostics firm was slated to be acquired by Abbott, but it's possible that the Chicago-based healthcare company might not go through with the $5.8 billion deal in light of a subpoena of Alere records relating to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Audit shows Massachusetts paid $476G to barred doctors | Boston Herald
The state's Medicaid program wrongly paid $476,000 over a two-year period to providers and doctors barred from the federal program because of their troubled history, an audit released yesterday shows.
JFK Population Health, Edison, N.J., and UnitedHealthcare partnered to launch an accountable care program to focus on value-based care.