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Several prominent hospital trade groups voiced relief at the delay for DSH cuts, but still are pushing for a longer-term assurance. #healthcare 

The University of Maryland Medical System, rocked by a self-dealing scandal this year involving board members that caused Baltimore's mayor to resign, has repeatedly "delayed and hindered" the work of state auditors.

Sutter Health and a group of physicians agreed to pay the federal government $46.1 million to settle allegations that it violated the Stark law by billing Medicare for services by physicians with whom it had improper financial relationships.

#List of the nation's top 20 largest EHR vendors, ranked by a cumulative number of providers who declared the vendor's product in use throughout the duration of the #Medicare  EHR Incentive program.

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The policy adopted by AMA delegates urges medical schools and residency programs to include specific information about #healthcare  financing in curricula.

Nearly 1.7 million people have signed up for 2020 health coverage though the federal insurance exchange in the first three weeks of open enrollment, the CMS said. #healthcare 

Dr. Stephen Hahn, who has been nominated to lead the FDA, assured lawmakers he will work with them to tackle drug shortages and high prescription drug prices. #healthcare 

A federal appeals court panel told Planned Parenthood it needed to file a new lawsuit if it wants to challenge how the Trump administration administers family planning funds.

House lawmakers questioned the VA's go-live plan, citing a long list of tasks the agency has to complete in the next four months. #healthcare 

Health systems large and small have been aggressively issuing debt in recent months, hoping to capture historically low interest rates. #healthcare 

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Kaiser’s CEO Bernard Tyson was one of the most prominent healthcare executives and a leader of healthcare reform.

#BREAKING : In a big health policy setback for the Trump administration, the Medicaid work requirement waivers in Kentucky and Arkansas will be sent back to the agency for reconsideration.

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Price has said healthcare reform should allow states to choose if they want to charge women more for coverage

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A new venture capital firm co-led by former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt will seek to invest in healthcare technology and service companies that deliver innovative care to low-income, high-needs populations. #medicare  #medicaid 

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#Opinion : "One thing is clear: Invalidating th #ACA  would be a humanitarian catastrophe. @ChrisMurphyCT  #healthcare 

Google's parent company, Alphabet, is exploring avenues to plunge deeper into healthcare including becoming an insurance company and developing artificial intelligence and machine learning-based medical tools.

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UnitedHealth grew revenue, profit in 1st quarter of 2017 after bailing on nearly all of ACA's exchanges this year

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Trump declares the opioid crisis a public health emergency but won't dedicate more money to fight.

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Congressman says @US_FDA  grossly underestimated harm of permanent contraceptive #Essure : #essureproblems 

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