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CHS sells four rural hospitals in debt-reduction effort

CHS sells four rural hospitals in debt-reduction effort

Not-for-profit Curae Health is buying four CHS hospitals: Merit Health Gilmore Memorial in Amory, Miss., Merit Health Batesville in Miss., Merit Health Northwest Mississippi in Clarksdale, and Highlands Regional Medical Center in Sebring, Fla.

UnitedHealth subsidiary ditches ACA exchange after posting losses

By Harris Meyer  |  September 29, 2016

Harken Health, UnitedHealth Group's experimental health plan subsidiary, is pulling out of the Affordable Care Act exchange markets in Chicago and Atlanta after losing nearly $70 million in the first six months of 2016. And its founding CEO has been replaced by a new leader.

Medicaid expansion a must for next president, but how?

By Dave Barkholz  |  September 29, 2016
Medicaid expansion a must for next president, but how?

Expansion of Medicaid in the 19 states that have not already done so should be a healthcare priority of the next president and Congress, a panel of healthcare policy experts told a breakfast audience Thursday of the Nashville Health Care Council. A determinant is whether the feds will allow more...



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Roper St. Francis picks Lorraine Lutton as next CEO

Roper St. Francis picks Lorraine Lutton as next CEO

Roper St. Francis, a three-hospital system in Charleston, S.C., that is building a fourth hospital, has selected Lorraine Lutton as its next CEO. Lutton, a quality expert who is president of St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, Fla., is replacing the retiring David Dunlap.

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CEO Power Panel: Are your physicians ready for reform?

CEO Power Panel: Are your physicians ready for reform?

Anxiety is rippling through the healthcare industry as the initial reporting period for Medicare's new payment system for physicians fast approaches. Modern Healthcare's latest CEO Power Panel survey reveals leaders are bracing for uncertainties and challenges generated by MACRA.

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