LVHN Endures Short-Term Losses for Long-
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Brian A. Nester, DO, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Penn., first considered a value-based healthcare system in…

LVHN Endures Short-Term Losses for Long-Term …
HPN Leads the Nation in Healthcare Innovation and Progress
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In 1979, Richard Merkin, MD, founded the organization that would eventually become Heritage Provider Network.

In its earliest days, HPN lacked the financial and human capital to provide traditional solutions to…

HPN Leads the Nation in Healthcare Innovation…
MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh Start
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In 2007, the historic King Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., closed, after years of persistent and unresolvable quality and patient safety problems.

King Drew had originally been founded by…

MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh …
Ameritas Keeps Pace with Constantly Changing Marketplace
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Hospitals and physicians aren’t the only ones that have spent the past few years adjusting to the Affordable Care Act. Payers have also had to change up their systems and…

Ameritas Keeps Pace with Constantly Changing …
Queens Boulevard Partners with North Shore-LIJ to Improve Care Continuum for Patients
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Dr. Jonathan Mawere has been with Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility (QBECF) in Woodside, N.Y., in various capacities since 1999.

Founded in 1995, QBECF is a 280-bed, state-of-the-art nursing facility that…

Queens Boulevard Partners with North Shore-LI…
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House votes to repeal insurers' federal antitrust enforcement immunity

Insurers adamantly oppose the legislation, which has slim chances in the Senate. Insurers adamantly oppose the legislation, which has slim chances in the Senate.

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U.S. deaths from COVID-19 top 200,000

U.S. deaths from COVID-19 top 200,000 tjordan_drupal Sep 22, 2020 The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 today surpassed 200,000, according to the Coronavirus Resource Center at Johns Hopkins University & Medicine. In a joint statement, the AHA, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association said, “Today we mark a somber milestone as more than 200,000 […]

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House leadership urged to address impending MACRA changes

House leadership urged to address impending MACRA changes tjordan_drupal Sep 22, 2020 Nearly 30 representatives yesterday urged House leaders to modify in the next COVID-19 response package impending thresholds for qualifying participants in Advanced Alternative Payment Models, which they said threaten to “derail” the movement to value-based care under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization […]

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AHA’s Molly Smith discusses reducing costs, expanding coverage at Atlantic Festival panel.

AHA’s Molly Smith discusses reducing costs, expanding coverage at Atlantic Festival panel. tjordan_drupal Sep 22, 2020 Molly Smith, AHA vice president for coverage and state issues forum, today participated in a panel discussion on reducing health care costs in the U.S. health care system without sacrificing quality, as part of The Atlantic Festival’s virtual event. […]

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House passes bill to repeal antitrust exemption for health insurers

House passes bill to repeal antitrust exemption for health insurers tjordan_drupal Sep 22, 2020 The House yesterday approved by voice vote the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, AHA-supported legislation that would repeal the antitrust exemption available to commercial health insurers for anticompetitive conduct. Introduced last year by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., and Sen. Steve Daines, […]

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AHA video: How the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy could affect health care cases

AHA video: How the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy could affect health care cases tjordan_drupal Sep 22, 2020 AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton interviews Cate Stetson, acclaimed advocate and leader of the appellate practice at Hogan Lovells, about the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy and what it means for the legal challenges facing the Affordable Care Act […]

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'Unfathomable': U.S. death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The number of dead in the U.S. is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 67 days. It is roughly equal to the population of Salt Lake City or Huntsville, Alabama. The number of dead in the U.S. is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 67 days. It is roughly equal to […]

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Ascension operating loss hits $639M for fiscal 2020 amid pandemic

Ascension posted a $639.4 million operating loss in the year ended June 30, despite having received $1.1 billion in federal relief grants. Ascension posted a $639.4 million operating loss in the year ended June 30, despite having received $1.1 billion in federal relief grants.

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Ascension sees $639 million operating loss in FY20 amid pandemic

Ascension posted a $639.4 million operating loss in the year ended June 30, 2020, despite having received $1.1 billion in federal relief grants. Ascension posted a $639.4 million operating loss in the year ended June 30, 2020, despite having received $1.1 billion in federal relief grants.

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HHS awards $360 million to boost maternal and child health

The funding should help deliver home visiting services to pregnant women and parents with young children, and boost state efforts to improve maternal health. The funding should help deliver home visiting services to pregnant women and parents with young children, and boost state efforts to improve maternal health.

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