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  • Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare

    Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare
    A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury. Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
  • State won't tap federal grants for new exchange

    State won't tap federal grants for new exchange
    Maryland will not need to ask the federal government for additional grant money to build a new health exchange that will replace the faulty one the state was forced to scrap. Health Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein, also chair of the board that oversees...
  • Governor to governor: Why Illinois fails and Texas thrives

    Governor to governor: Why Illinois fails and Texas thrives
    Illinois and Texas each faced challenges in 2011. The national recession had damaged both states' economies and revenues were projected to be insufficient to cover anticipated spending. What happened next is a clear demonstration of the differences...
  • Rate of uninsured Californians is halved under Obamacare, survey finds

    Rate of uninsured Californians is halved under Obamacare, survey finds
    The percentage of Californians without health insurance was cut in half in the last nine months during the federal health law's expansion of coverage, a new survey shows. Nationwide, an estimated 9.5 million adults under the age of 65 gained health...
  • $96 billion: All sorts of stuff

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. This is a special installment of "It's in the Budget," because Virginia actually has a...
  • Most Obamacare enrollees happy with new coverage, data show

    Most Obamacare enrollees happy with new coverage, data show
    President Obama's healthcare law has reduced the number of uninsured adults by between 8 million and 11 million in its first year, according to three new studies, and the vast majority of enrollees report satisfaction with their new health plans. The...
  • Health law covers at least 8 million

    Health law covers at least 8 million
    President Obama's healthcare law has reduced the number of uninsured adults by 8 million to 11 million in its first year, according to three new studies, and the vast majority report satisfaction with their new health plans. The studies — done...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    An occasional listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Because we aren't fat enough already: Pizza Hut launches a cookie pizza Pizza Hut......
  • Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns

    Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns
    On Charles Street, inside the Belvedere Galleria, a company run from a small office offers cash for people's leftover diabetes strips, the tiny tabs used to test glucose levels, which are crucial to managing the disease. An Internet search for "sell...
  • Where to now on Medicaid, budget?

    Whither now for Medicaid expansion and state Sen. Emmett Hanger's stab at compromise? That is the question. For now, it seems, we marinate. We see if this is the potential breakthrough it sounded like for about 15 minutes there, before Senate Democratic...
  • Pence pens letter, backs budget decoupling in Virginia

    If you had Virginia's Medicaid/budget debate turning into a tug-of-war over Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, then stand up and shout BINGO wherever you are, because you win, forever. Pence is the latest stick Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been using to poke House...