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Not Worried About the Fiscal Cliff? You Should Be – Health Leaders Media (December 2012)

FEWER PHYSICIANS are willing to accept Medicaid patients today, as the reimbursement rates continue to decline. State and federal policies are attempting to remedy the problem with additional funding, particularly for primary care. – See more at: http://managedhealthcareexecutive.modernmedicine.com/managed-healthcare-executive/news/temporary-medicaid-fee-hike-could-come-back-haunt-plans#sthash.BnJ1MKFC.dpuf Read full article at the source.

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High Court Rules, Questions Remain – Hospitals and Health Networks (July 2012)

The Supreme Court upholds the vast majority of the Affordable Care Act, but its decision raises new questions about Medicaid expansion While the Supreme Court last month closed the door on a major constitutional question, the justices appear to have created a new era of uncertainty surrounding a key provision of health care reform. Read […]

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Supremes Uphold Mandate, But Medicaid Questions Remain – Hospital & Health Networks Daily (June 2012)

The legal intricacies of today’s 5-4 decision by the Supreme Court to uphold key provisions of the Affordable Care Act will be parsed for weeks, months and probably years, and will extend far beyond health care. But for hospital executives wondering what it all means for their operations, there are two key pieces emerging at […]

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4 Predicted Supreme Court Rulings on the PPACA: What’s at Stake for Hospitals (June 2012)

For the past two weeks, people following healthcare reform have waited eagerly for the Supreme Court to issue its decision on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It hasn’t happened yet, and everyone with an interest in the nation’s healthcare system continues to wait and see what the Court’s ruling will […]

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