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  1. 10 things to know about Bobby Jindal's views on healthcare

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) is running for president in the 2016 election. Here are 10 things to know about his views on healthcare.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Lawmakers ask Obama to fire OPM CIO, director following cyberattack

    In a letter addressed to President Obama, a group of 18 congressmen asked the president to remove two leading IT officials from the Office of Personnel Management following the cyberattack that compromised up to 4.2 million individuals' personal information. By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  3. 81% of counties in California to offer immigrants healthcare

    The California County Medical Services Program, which provides healthcare coverage for indigent adults in 35 rural California counties, voted last Thursday to offer primary care to undocumented immigrants, according to the Los Angeles Times.  By Emily Rappleye -

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  1. Record low growth in healthcare expenditures in 2013: 12 statistics

    CMS' National Health Statistics group estimated the national health expenditure in 2013 totaled $2.9 trillion, or $9,255 per capita, the American Medical Association reported. While this may sound like a big bill, healthcare expenditures grew just 3.6 percent — the lowest annual growth rate since 1961.  By Emily Rappleye -
  2. The corner office: Ascension CEO Dr. Anthony Tersigni on cutting through the red tape

    "I get a lot of satisfaction in helping eliminate red tape. That's what I love to do — eliminate red tape and kind of get through the very bureaucratic and fragmented state of healthcare in this country today. This [position] really gives me, personally, an opportunity to do that."  By Kelly Gooch -
  3. 24 latest hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves were reported by Becker's Hospital Review in the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. 5 most-read finance stories: Week of June 22-26

    A list of things to know about healthcare costs captured the attention of Becker's Hospital Review finance readers this week.  By Kelly Gooch -

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  1. Piedmont Healthcare appoints Michael McAnder CFO: 4 things to know

    Michael McAnder has been named CFO of Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare, effective July 13.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. North Okaloosa Medical Center CEO resigns: 3 things to know

    David Fuller, CEO of North Okaloosa Medical Center in Crestview, Fla., resigned June 23, according to a Crestview News Bulletin report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  3. Yameeka Jones named CEO of Vibra Hospital of San Diego: 3 things to know

    Vibra Hospital of San Diego has named Yameeka Jones CEO, according to a report published by The Southeast Sun.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. 5 things to know about Jason Roeback, Sharon Regional Health System's newly named CEO

    Sharon (Pa.) Regional Health System has named Jason Roeback CEO, effective July 1, according to The Herald.  By Kelly Gooch -
  1. Humana pursuing sale after Supreme Court ruling

    Humana is said to be in hot pursuit of a sale following Thursday's Supreme Court decision in the King v. Burwell case to uphold subsidies on federal exchanges, according to The New York Times.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Senate committee advances $153B bill that takes aim at PPACA

    The Senate Appropriations Committee advanced a bill that will cut $3.6 billion in funding for HHS, the Labor Department and the Education Department, according to The Hill. The bill includes $14.5 billion less than President Obama's budget request.  By Emily Rappleye -
  3. 8 specialists that earn the most & least from nonpatient care

    Here are five physician specialties that earn the most for nonpatient care activities and three that earn the least, according to Medscape's 2015 Physician Compensation Report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. 10 choice words from Justice Scalia's King v. Burwell dissent

    From the justice who has brought phrases like "argle-bargle," "fairyland castle," and "Ask the nearest hippie," to the high court, Justice Antonin Scalia's words did not disappoint Thursday in his dissenting opinion on the King v. Burwell ruling. The dissent was packed with colorful expressions and quite a few scathing words.  By Emily Rappleye -
  5. Health insurers in the news: Week in review June 19-26

    The following insurers made headlines this week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent. By Erin Marshall -
  6. Wayne State medical school could be placed on accreditation probation

    Wayne State School of Medicine (Detroit) has been informed that it could be placed on accreditation probation by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education if the committee does not grant the medical school's appeal and reverse the decision, according to a Crain's Detroit Business report. By Erin Marshall -
  7. Florida Governor drops lawsuit against feds over hospital funds

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott has said he will drop his lawsuit against the Obama administration now that HHS has agreed to partially fund Florida's Low Income Pool program, according to the Washington Times.  By Ayla Ellison -
  8. 5 latest healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

    From a former hospital CEO facing criminal charges to the U.S. Supreme Court issuing a major decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements.  By Ayla Ellison -
  9. S&P, Moody's say King v. Burwell has no credit impact on nonprofit hospitals

    Both Standard & Poor's Ratings Services and Moody's Investors Service released comments Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision on King v. Burwell, and both agree that the decision will not have any credit impact on nonprofit hospitals.  By Ayla Ellison -

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