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House passes stopgap bill Tuesday night to fund government and community health centers

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President Trump says he'd love to see a shutdown if measures on wall and immigration are not part of bill. The bill would extend community health center funding for two years.

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Consultants commonly play big role in ACOs, study finds

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The number of accountable care organizations in the United States is steadily increasing, with over 32 million people now receiving their care through an ACO.

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Former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt convenes high-profile bipartisan policy makers to reshape healthcare

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The new bipartisan organization, which includes Mark Cuban, Andy Richter, Bradley Whitford, Atul Gawande, former CMS head Mark McClellan and several hospital CEOs, will advocate for policies that lower care costs while improving access.

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Why medical practices that offer free wellness visits see increased revenue

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Even though many practices do not provide the option, those that do saw greater primary care revenue and brought in patients that were slightly healthier, a new study says.

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Molina Healthcare sues New Mexico, alleging unfair Medicaid bidding process

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Molina also said that a contracting consultant for the department had "financial ties" to a company affiliated with the winning bidder.

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Majority of employer-insured Americans are satisfied with their health plan

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The same 71 percent are concerned that the cost of their healthcare will continue to rise, survey says.

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Revenue cycle expert: The patient is the new payer

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TransUnion Healthcare's Revenue Cycle leader Jonathan Wiik will shed light on evolving healthcare payment landscape where patients now represent a third of billing revenue.

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