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Dec 30, 2010 | Chris Anderson
In a move that dramatically changes how it pays end-stage renal disease facilities, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…
Dec 29, 2010 | Chris Anderson
Citing low reimbursement rates that could threaten its ability to provide medical care to all patients, Appalachian…
Dec 28, 2010 | Diana Manos
State policy experts have named healthcare reform as one of the top issues that state lawmakers should expect to face in 2011.
Dec 28, 2010 | Chris Anderson
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has awarded $206 million in bonus payments to 15 sates that have made…
Dec 27, 2010 | Diana Manos
Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, is pressuring the Obama administration to…
Dec 27, 2010 | Bernie Monegain
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced that registration for the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health records incentive…
Dec 26, 2010 | Molly Merrill
According to a new study, one in six physicians in 2008 reported that their practice owned or leased advanced imaging equipment.
Dec 22, 2010 | Chris Anderson
In a war of words that has implications for Pennsylvania's budget crisis, Governor Edward Rendell on Monday released data…
Dec 22, 2010 | Molly Merrill
Despite tort reform efforts aimed at reducing malpractice risk, a recent study indicates physicians are still worried about lawsuits,…
Dec 21, 2010 | Brendan L. Smith
Three U.S. District judges presiding over legal challenges to the landmark federal healthcare law have held financial…

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