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  • Hospital mergers likely, health care executives say

    Hospital mergers likely, health care executives say
    Broward County's hospitals are under-used, and some health care systems may need to consolidate to stay financially healthy, the county's top health care leaders agreed Thursday. "Hospital mergers are inevitable," said Dr. Nabil El Sanadi, the new...
  • Children's Hospital Gets $10M Extra From State, Raising Eyebrows

    A $10 million payment to Connecticut Children's Medical Center — approved Thursday without going through the legislature, and despite a state budget deficit — sparked questions about legal precedent and fairness. The $10 million approved by...
  • At Virginia budget hearings, real life struggles emerge

    RICHMOND — The stories are hard to hear, and harder to live. "My son is 8 years old," Mary Margaret Brown told state legislators. "For the first two years of Aiden's life, he endured seven surgeries," she said. "We were drowning in medical...
  • Gov. Quinn's Medicaid chief to leave 'hardest' job

    Gov. Quinn's Medicaid chief to leave 'hardest' job
    The director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services plans to resign Jan. 9 as part of the transition to Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner's administration. Julie Hamos, 65, oversees the largest state agency and has...
  • Illinois budget big challenge as Rauner takes over

    Illinois budget big challenge as Rauner takes over
    On his path to becoming Illinois' next governor, equity investor Bruce Rauner boasted he would be able to fix the state's massive financial problems, assuring voters, "I've been a success at everything I've done." As the Republican prepares to take...
  • Reader feedback Nov. 25: The Virginia Way, Medicaid and CNU sports

    The Virginia Way •Mary, Urbanna: I have been interested in the Daily Press series last week on ethics in Virginia politics and especially seeing how many politicians end up with plum jobs and even judgeships after serving time in the General...
  • Facing deadline, health exchange enrolls more than 100,000

    Facing deadline, health exchange enrolls more than 100,000
    A day before the deadline to sign up on the Maryland exchange for health insurance that would start Jan. 1, thousands of residents risk losing their subsidies temporarily because they have not re-enrolled. Yet a month into this year's enrollment period,...
  • Virginia receives $2.6 million grant to develop new healthcare model, governor reports

    Virginia receives $2.6 million grant to develop new healthcare model, governor reports
    A one-year grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will provide financial and technical support to the Virginia Health Innovation Plan, starting in January. Its public health goals include reducing tobacco use and obesity and...
  • New Obamacare enrollments in California top 144,000

    New Obamacare enrollments in California top 144,000
    California's health insurance exchange said 144,178 people have newly enrolled in Obamacare coverage during the first month of sign ups. During the initial rollout of the federal health law, 1.2 million people purchased a private health plan through the...
  • Senate may consider health coverage for low-income Floridians

    Senate may consider health coverage for low-income Floridians
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, left open the possibility Wednesday that his chamber will consider an expansion of health coverage for low-income Floridians. Gardiner described as "intriguing" a proposal that would...
  • 86,000 In Connecticut Now Signed Up For Obamacare

    About 86,000 people are slated to receive private insurance coverage through Connecticut's health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, as of Jan. 1, acting CEO Jim Wadleigh said Wednesday. Of those, about 66,000 are people who currently have coverage...