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CMS Reveals 10 Things Providers Need to Know about HIEs

September 4, 2013
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In preparation for the Oct. 1, 2013, launch of enrollment for the Health Insurance Exchanges, CMS has released a handy breakdown of what it thinks healthcare providers need to know about the Health Insurance Marketplace. First, providers should understand where this Marketplace exists: online. According to CMS, the goal is to make this online Marketplace […]

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Price Transparency Becoming More Vital for Hospitals (Part 1 of 2): The Federal Reveal

May 23, 2013

With the federal government releasing its chargemaster list last week, the pressure is on for hospitals to embrace price transparency, Cheryl Clark of HealthLeaders Media reports. However, there are those hospital executives who are placing little weight on the list, which gives the prices for 100 types of hospital care, because they believe it has […]

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Rural Healthcare’s Noble Fight to Survive (Part 1)

February 13, 2013

Like many of its fellow providers around the country, rural hospitals in Georgia are facing the definite possibility of shutting down as economic burdens worsen and the number of uninsured patients needing care increases, Joshua Stewart of Georgia Public Broadcasting reports. On Feb. 1, Calhoun Memorial Hospital in Arlington will close, and Jimmy Lewis, CEO […]

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Healthcare Reform Implementation Slower than Expected

February 8, 2013

We’ve been covering quite a bit of healthcare-reform news since last Friday, so I suppose it’s only appropriate that we finish up the week in the same manner. Those who follow politics know that the implementation of any large piece of legislation is rife with complications. With healthcare reform, that observation couldn’t be truer. According […]

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