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Trump administration makes it easier to avoid Obamacare tax penalty

Sep 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced on Wednesday a new opportunity for those who failed to comply with the individual mandate in 2018 to avoid the corresponding tax...
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Medicare's ACOs Saved Nearly $2 Billion Over Three Years, Group Says

Sep 12, 2018 , Forbes
Medicare ACOs saved U.S. taxpayers $1.84 billion from 2013 to 2015, a study commissioned by the National Association of ACOs says amid its policy battle with the Trump administration over value-based...
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Judge skeptical of ACA's standing without effective individual mandate penalty

Sep 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In a U.S. district court Wednesday, a federal judge had hard questions for Democratic state attorneys general who argued that the ACA can stand even with a zeroed-out tax...
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To Save Medicaid, Put People To Work

Sep 05, 2018 , Forbes
Medicaid rewards millions of healthy adults for choosing not to work -- at enormous cost to taxpayers. Asking these Americans to contribute to the economy in return for government largesse is perfectly...
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58% Of All Healthcare Breaches Are Initiated By Insiders

Sep 01, 2018 , Forbes
58% of healthcare security breach attempts involve inside actors, which makes it the leading source of security threats today. Most healthcare breaches are motivated by financial gain, with healthcare workers most often selling patient data or using it to commit tax return and credit...
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Cutting higher payments to long-term care hospitals could save $4.6 billion

Aug 28, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A new study found that paying long-term care hospitals at the same rate as skilled-nursing facilities would save taxpayers $4.6 billion per year with no harm to patients. Providers are pushing back on that...
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Cleveland Hospitals’ Tax Exemptions Called Into Question With Building Boom, High Revenues

Aug 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Nonprofit private hospital systems are required to provide what is known as a community benefit in order to maintain tax-exempt status. But in places like Cleveland, where the medical systems are among the largest employers and help drive the economy, some community advocates would like to see them also provide money to help fund services. News services also report on other hospital news from around the...
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CVS Health addresses Ohio Medicaid pricing requirements

Aug 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health issues a statement praising PBMs for saving Ohio taxpayers money, while noting that the company will continue to help Ohio Medicaid clients manage their drug costs. Read More...
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How Doctors Are Expanding Access To The Earned Income Tax Credit For Families With Kids

Aug 18, 2018 , Forbes
How some pediatricians are helping families apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit, and perhaps improving their children's...
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No handshakes, no helmets in eastern Congo city preparing for Ebola

Aug 17, 2018 , Reuters
A mobile blood-testing lab. Hand-washing stations on street corners. Motorcycle taxi drivers forbidden from sharing spare helmets. If Ebola is coming, the city of Goma in eastern Congo wants to be ready....
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Perspectives: Medicare’s Prescription Drug Program Premiums’ Stability Belies The Increased Cost To Taxpayers

Aug 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Read recent commentaries about drug-cost...
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Ohio Postal Inspectors Play Detective Alongside DEA In Finding Shipments Of Opioids

Aug 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Postal Inspection Service reported that last year it gathered 40,489 pounds of illegal narcotics in light of the epidemic. In other news, an Ohio county wants to raise taxes to help children displaced by the opioid...
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Parsing Policy: After Cutting Taxes For The Rich, Lawmakers Set Sights On Cutting Medicaid, Hurting The Poor

Aug 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on issues centering on health care...
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For Pennies a Drink, Higher Taxes Would Help Counter Alcohol's Toll: Study

Aug 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: For Pennies a Drink, Higher Taxes Would Help Counter Alcohol's Toll: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Coal lobby's push for lower black lung tax clashed with U.S. studies

Aug 09, 2018 , Reuters
U.S. coal companies lobbied Congress to allow a drop in their payments to help miners with black lung disease by arguing the incurable ailment was in decline and a victims' trust fund was financially healthy, assertions contradicted by government findings, according to documents seen by Reuters....
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State Highlights: Group Sues To Change Wording Of Ballot Initiative To Raise Montana’s Tobacco Taxes; States’ Top Health Concerns Revealed In Study On Google Trends

Aug 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Montana, Texas, D.C., Louisiana, Minnesota, California, Massachusetts, Colorado, New Hampshire and...
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Publix’s solid Q2 earnings helped by lower tax rate

Aug 03, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
For the three months ended June 30, Publix saw sales of $8.8 billion — a 4% increase over the $8.4 billion it garnered during the same period in 2017. Read More...
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Now that taxes aren’t such a big worry, here’s what’s keeping investors up at night

Aug 03, 2018 , CNBC Health
Out with tax rates and in with inflation. Odds are you've become aware of how rising prices will eat away at your purchasing...
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Viewpoints: Public Health Advocates Fight Aversion To Soda Tax; Lessons On The ‘Benefits’ Of Trumpcare

Jul 25, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages look at these and other health...
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State Highlights: Md. Candidate Fires Back Over Ads About His Single-Payer Plan; States Shouldn’t Rely On Sin Taxes, Report Warns

Jul 25, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, Connecticut, Indiana, Minnesota, Florida, Iowa, New Hampshire, California, Missouri, Arizona and Tennessee....
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