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GOP bill splits insurance market in two, insurers concerned

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A fresh attempt by the Republican Party to undo the Affordable Care Act — injects more uncertainty into plans for people with pre-existing conditions.

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Beth Israel, Lahey Health 13-hospital merger proposal is formalized, moves on for state review

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State attorney general could block the deal if the Commission concludes it would be bad for healthcare costs.

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Hospitals against CMS proposal to cut payment in half for off-campus hospital outpatient facilities

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CMS said new physician fee schedule rules would encourage fairer competition between hospitals and physician practices and align payment.

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California physicians, others charged in $147 million fraud schemes that included distributing oxycodone to addicts

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Cases stem from landmark nationwide sweep that saw more than 400 defendants charged, caused $1.3 billion in losses, the DOJ said.

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Healthcare organizations criticize revised Senate bill for Medicaid, coverage cuts

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The groups are criticizing several key provisions they say would harm the industry and consumers alike.

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Hail to the chiefs: Healthcare’s new C-suite titles are here to stay

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With integration, transformation and quality becoming pillars for providers, leadership is needed at the top.

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