1. Duke LifePoint, UnitedHealth reach agreement after 4 months Full story

2. Missouri hospital tries to regain Medicare funding after owner enters bankruptcy Full story

3. Judge tosses UPMC's bid to intervene in BCBS lawsuit Full story

4. A payer guide to telehealth reimbursement. Click here to register for the upcoming webinar

5. Join 215+ hospital and health system leaders in health IT and revenue cycle management, over 315 speakers overall at Becker's Health IT + Revenue Cycle conference, October 9-12 in Chicago. Register here | Thrilled to welcome terrific keynotes George W. Bush, Nikki Haley and Peyton Manning to Becker's CEO + CFO Roundtable, November 11-13. Register here | For exhibiting and sponsor opportunities, e-mail Jessica Cole at jcole@beckershealthcare.com

6. CMS' proposed inpatient rehabilitation payment rule for 2020: 5 things to know Full story

7. Biggest threat to American healthcare? 'Medicare for All,' Verma says Full story

8. A healthcare breach can result in a reputational loss of nearly $4M. Click here for cybersecurity insights and post-attack recovery strategies

9. Patient vents on medical billing: 'Was I supposed to wake up and say, 'No, stay in network'?' Full story

10. 48 states use value-based care and payment models, study shows Full story

11. 6 lessons to revitalize patient care with clinical documentation excellence. Click here to download the e-book

12. Publicity spurs billing revamp at Zuckerberg hospital Full story