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Aug 03, 2009 | Richard Pizzi
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced late last week that acute care hospitals will receive an inflation update in…
Jul 30, 2009 | Richard Pizzi
About 45,000 office-based physicians may be eligible for up to $63,750 over six years to improve and maintain their health information…
Jul 29, 2009 | Richard Pizzi
Investment in community-based health centers could save states millions of dollars a year, according to a study…
Jul 24, 2009 | Richard Pizzi
A new report from the nonprofit California HealthCare Foundation focuses on the concept of a national health insurance…
Jul 09, 2009 | Diana Manos
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday it has posted new ratings on 4,000 hospitals on its…
Jul 02, 2009 | Chelsey Ledue
Nurses believe that heavy workloads and insufficient staff are impacting patient care and health outcomes…
Jun 18, 2009 | Molly Merrill
Healthcare costs for the nation's employers are expected to grow by another nine percent next year, according…
Jun 16, 2009 | Bernie Monegain
A new nationwide initiative is promoting e-ordering as a means to cut the billions of dollars in waste a year resulting from…
May 13, 2009 | Richard Pizzi
The Medicare trust fund will be exhausted by 2017, two years earlier than originally projected, according to the annual report by…
Apr 28, 2009 | Chelsey Ledue
Between 2003 and 2008, Medicaid physician fees rose 15.1 percent, closing a portion of the gap with Medicare physician payment…

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