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Adventist Health closes Walla Walla General Hospital under strain of mounting financial issues

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System cited increasing financial challenges, had invested $68 million in recent years in hopes of securing its future.

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Drugmakers spotlighted for swelling political donations, lobbying presence

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Congressional donations from pharma PACs rose 11 percent in this year's first quarter, compared to first quarter 2015, Kaiser analysis shows.

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Appalachia hospital giants Mountain States, Wellmont seek state-sanctioned monopoly

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Mountain States and Wellmont have been in a healthcare "arms race" for years, each trying to outdo the other for the doctors and services.

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Senate Parliamentarian on Friday derails ACA replacement by simple majority

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Rules by Senate's advisory means 60 votes would be required to pass certain provisions of the Senate health bill.

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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, California come to agreement on mental health services

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Kaiser's health plan has beefed up mental health staff after being fined $4 million in 2013 for alleged violations over timely access.

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