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OIG stings Virginia for failing to secure Medicaid data

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State's Department of Medical Assistance Services didn't meet federal security requirements, which could have compromised the integrity of system.

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Highlighting vulnerability of rural hospitals, Maine’s Calais Regional Hospital to shutter obstetrics department

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Declining delivery numbers combined with an ongoing nursing staff shortage in the state spelled fate of OB department, hospital says.

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Providers still hate AHCA after revised CBO score shows 23 million uninsured

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AHIP reacts to President Trump's budget cuts to Medicaid, saying that coverage and individual market are closely related.

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Congressional Budget Office review of American Health Care Act draws concern from industry insiders

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The CBO said 23 million more people would be uninsured by 2026, with older and sicker Americans being hit hardest.

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Compensation for primary care physicians shows notable uptick in 2016, Medicus Firm report shows

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Data showed that the average primary care salary that was offered at placement rose from $207,041 in 2015 to $229,734.

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Prime Healthcare Foundation acquires Mission Regional Medical Center, will maintain it as acute care hospital

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Mission Regional is five-star rated for maternity care and is ranked in the top 10 percent in the nation for joint replacement.

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Numbers of uninsured would increase by 23M under AHCA, CBO says

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In 2026, an estimated 51M people under age 65 would be uninsured, compared to 28M who would lack insurance under current law.

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