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  • HHS likely to extend exchange deadline

    November 09, 2012 (11:14 AM)

    HHS is expected to extend the Nov. 16 deadline for states to declare whether they will run their own health insurance exchange, partner with the federal government, or allow the federal government to do it for them, according to several state officials, CQ HealthBeat reports.

  • NYC, Doctors Without Borders struggle to serve patients amid hospital closures

    November 09, 2012 (11:22 AM)

    New York City health providers are scrambling to meet patient needs amid the continued closure of several large hospitals, prompting Doctors Without Borders to open its first-ever U.S. clinic.

  • Utah hospitals to state: Don't expand Medicaid

    November 09, 2012 (10:04 AM)

    The Utah Hospital Association has urged the state not to participate in the ACA's Medicaid expansion, an unexpected move as hospitals nationwide ramp up campaigns to fight for the expansion in their own states.

  • Health care CFOs among most optimistic about their industry

    November 09, 2012 (10:14 AM)

    A new survey of CFO attitudes across seven industries finds that health care CFOs are more positive about the state of their industry than CFOs in most other fields.

  • Which cancers most affect life after remission?

    November 09, 2012 (10:38 AM)

    Survivors' quality of life can vary widely depending on the type of cancer they had, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology.

  • Adhering to hospital guidelines may not reduce readmissions

    November 09, 2012 (11:21 AM)

    Procedural guidelines created to ensure quality hospital care do not have a significant impact on readmission rates, a new Journal of General Internal Medicine study finds.

  • CNN: 10 'shocking' medical errors that can be prevented

    November 09, 2012 (10:12 AM)

    From wrong-site surgeries to losing track of patients, medical mistakes kill more than a quarter million Americans each year. CNN examines 10 "shocking" errors and how patients and providers can prevent them.

  • Weekend reads

    November 09, 2012 (10:04 AM)

    How will stress today affect you in 10 years? Why have some New York City residents packed on extra pounds since Sandy? Why would hospital CFOs want to push for greener facilities? This and more in our reading list for the weekend.

  • Where each state stands on ACA's Medicaid expansion

    June 14, 2013 (11:25 AM)

    The Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act allowed states to opt out of the law's Medicaid expansion, leaving each state's decision to participate in the hands of the nation's governors and state leaders.

    The Daily Briefing and American Health Line editorial teams round up where each state currently stands on the expansion.

  • Member asks: How do you compensate physicians in a Medical Home?

    November 09, 2012 (8:10 AM)

    We explain how to avoid getting stuck in the old ways of fee-for-service, especially where such a model doesn't apply.

  • Daily roundup: Nov. 9, 2012

    November 09, 2012 (1:00 AM)

    Bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Florida, and Maine.

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