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523 Articles Matching "ahead"

Week Ahead: Congressional advisory panel takes up DSH allotments

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission is slated to meet to review recommendations on disproportionate-share hospital allotments, upper payment limit compliance, measuring program integrity and...
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UnitedHealth's Medicare Advantage Growth A Good Sign For Rivals, Too

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
UnitedHealth Group's 12% growth in Medicare Advantage enrollees is slightly ahead of a Trump administration projection for the entire health insurance...
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Public Options And Medicaid Buy-Ins Emerge From 2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
Public options to expand health coverage are emerging on the campaign trail ahead of next year’s 2020 Democratic Presidential...
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Public Option And Medicaid Buy-Ins Emerge From 2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Jan 14, 2019 , Forbes
Public options to expand health coverage are emerging on the campaign trail ahead of next year’s 2020 Democratic Presidential...
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Week Ahead: Earnings season slowly kicks into gear

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Following a successful third quarter, UnitedHealth Group will report its fourth-quarter earnings for...
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Under pressure: Retailers work to stay competitive

Jan 11, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The relentless growth of hard-discount retailers and the increasing adoption of online shopping will keep pressure on traditional retailers in the year ahead, according to analysts. Read More...
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Federal shutdown delays some healthcare lawsuits while others proceed

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Several major healthcare lawsuits are moving ahead despite the partial federal government shutdown, while federal judges have delayed...
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Target’s same-store sales rise during holiday season

Jan 11, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Target’s same-store sales in the combined November/December period rose 5.7%, ahead of 3.4% growth in the year-ago period. Read More...
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Flurry Of Movement On Capitol Hill On Drug Pricing May Signal Possible Rough Waters Ahead For Pharma

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) was one of a handful of lawmakers who have introduced legislation to curb high drug costs in the first few weeks of Congress being back in session. The topic is seen as one of only a few bipartisan issues that may get addressed by a divided Congress this year. In other pharmaceutical news, government officials are worried that drugmakers are using scare tactics to keep competition out of the marketplace....
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7 Trends That Healthtech Innovators Expect To Shape 2019

Jan 10, 2019 , Forbes
2019 is set to be another significant year for healthtech so, to kick off the year, I wanted to ask some of my peers about what they expect to see over the next 12 months. Here are their predictions for seven trends to watch in the year...
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DSH: the brewing battle over billions that could get complicated

Jan 10, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A proposal from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to redistribute DSH money more equitably among states has a short runway to get congressional support ahead of a key September deadline. Can it get...
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Wis. Republican Lawmakers See Bumpy Road Ahead For Legislation Protecting Preexisting Conditions Coverage

Jan 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The state's Senate and the Assembly have struggled in the past to find common ground. "I don’t want to overpromise on that right out of the gate," Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) said, even as Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) announced his chamber would be taking up a bill protecting the coverage. Other health law news comes out of Connecticut and California, as...
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Week Ahead: J.P. Morgan investor conference kicks off 2019

Jan 06, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference kicks off the healthcare new year this week, while new electronic healthcare tools will be on display in Las Vegas at the Digital Health...
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Jan. 7-11: Providers Mull ACO Regulatory Changes Ahead of Deadlines

Jan 05, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 3—An overhaul of Medicare’s main accountable care organization (ACO) program was finalized in mid-December, and many providers looking to join or continue participating will be required to begin the process this month....
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Kaiser, SEIU clash in public ahead of labor hearing

Jan 03, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After months of political drama between Kaiser Permanente and a controversial workers' union, the National Labor Relations Board will weigh in on a negotiations dispute in...
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Perspectives: 2018 Was Marked By Robust Profits For Biopharma, So What’s Ahead In The New Year?

Jan 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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The best-performing sector last year could be the top bet for 2019, technician says

Jan 03, 2019 , CNBC Health
Health-care stocks did not just survive a volatile 2018. They thrived. One technician looks ahead to what this year could...
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Even If You're Completely Healthy, You Need At Least One Of These Four Medical Documents

Dec 29, 2018 , Forbes
Medical emergencies are a perfect example of the type of situation where planning ahead can be extremely valuable. Here are four documents that you should consider filling out to save your loved ones from unnecessary...
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Walmart's Health Plan Is Way Ahead Of Amazon's Buffett-JPMorgan Project

Dec 29, 2018 , Forbes
Amazon's brick-and-mortar rival Walmart is expanding a specialized health benefit program for workers and launching accountable care plans across the...
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Few elderly patients record treatment preferences before surgery

Dec 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Only one in four U.S. seniors with chronic health problems prepare documents detailing their treatment preferences ahead of undergoing risky surgery, a study suggests....
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