The Alabama Medicaid Agency is reducing some payments to doctors to help address what the agency describes as a "budget crisis."
Merger talks halted between Fairview, U. of Minn. physicians | (Minneapolis) Star Tribune
Merger talks have been halted between Fairview Health System and physicians at the University of Minnesota, upending a deal touted as promoting research and education at the school while building a more efficient network of hospitals and clinics.
Connecticut releases $150 million to hospitals in long-running clash | Hartford Courant
For months, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has clashed bitterly with the state's hospitals about withholding key payments that the hospitals have been seeking. Now, the Malloy administration has released $150 million to the hospitals, a budget spokesman said.
New Hampshire hospitals filing affiliation details with unit of AG's office | New Hampshire Union Leader
Executives with Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro and Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough are submitting a filing with the Charitable Trusts Unit of the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office detailing the terms of their affiliation.
Michigan's Department of Health and Human Services said there's no indication that the patient in Genesee County was exposed within the city of Flint, where drinking water was found to be contaminated with lead earlier last year. The older adult patient has been hospitalized with the respiratory infection.
A U.S. judge has slashed a $500 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy unit over allegedly defective metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants to approximately $151 million.