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November 6, 2017

Weekly review: Leapfrog grades 2,632 hospitals from 'A' to 'F.' How did yours fare?

Daily Briefing

    Nursing textbook recalled after backlash for stereotyping how racial, ethnic groups experience pain (Monday, Oct. 30)

    Following backlash over a nursing textbook that included stereotyped descriptions of how different racial, ethnic, and religious groups supposedly respond to pain, textbook publisher Pearson Education has apologized and vowed to recall all copies of the book.

    Leapfrog grades 2,632 hospitals from 'A' to 'F.' How did yours fare? (Tuesday, Oct. 31)

    The Leapfrog Group on Tuesday released its Fall Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, giving roughly 830 hospitals an "A" but more than 1,100 a "C" or below.

    The Trump era is dawning for ACA open enrollment. Here are 6 big changes to expect. (Wednesday, Nov. 1)

    Open enrollment for 2018 began last Wednesday, but the experience will be different in the Trump era. We round up the six biggest ways this open enrollment period will stand out.

    CMS wants to cut $1.6B from drug payments. Hospitals say, 'We'll see you in court.' (Thursday, Nov. 2)

    The American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, and America's Essential Hospitals on Wednesday said they will challenge the 340B payment change in court, arguing that the new policy subverts Congress' intent for the program.

    10 takeaways on the 2018 MACRA final rule (Friday, Nov. 3)

    CMS on Thursday released the 2018 final rule to implement the second year of MACRA's Quality Payment Program. Here are 10 key takeaways from the 1,653-page rule.

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