March 6, 2019
An earlier version of this newsletter was sent without the item, "No pay raise for CHS CEO in 2019." Please find the item as No. 16 in this edition. Becker's regrets the error.

1. How Dr. Scott Gottlieb's resignation could affect healthcare  Full story

2. Lawsuit: Anthem's 'deceptive marketing' made patients think WellStar, Emory in network Full story

3. UnitedHealth: Freestanding EDs charge up to 22x more than physician offices Full story

4. How can healthcare leaders deliver better care, lower costs and be more efficient? Discover 10 ways to reduce costs while improving operations and the patient experience. Click here to discover a roadmap for non-acute success.

5. IBM Watson names 100 top hospitals Full story

6. Colorado hospitals end merger talks Full story
7. Learn about the benefits of a clinically integrated supply chain during this upcoming webinar. 

8. Pennsylvania hospital shortchanges workers' paychecks — again Full story

9. Tennova hospitals out of network with UnitedHealthcare, but physicians still in Full story

10. Cigna CEO internally said he regretted Anthem deal while publicly advocating for it Full story

11. The top 6 capabilities to look for in a population health management solution. Click here to download the white paper.  

12. High deductibles don't encourage price-shopping, study finds Full story

13. Update to Stark Law coming later this year, CMS chief says Full story

14. UnitedHealth denied mental health claims, judge rules Full story

15. 6 leaders explain how their hospitals are responding to consumerism Full story

16. No pay raise for CHS CEO in 2019 Full story

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