August 13, 2019

1. Kentucky health system to reduce million-dollar 'shock claims' up to 45% under Anthem deal Full story

2. Humana sues Mallinckrodt over '97,500%' increase in gel price Full story

3. Texas hospital closes after 70 years Full story

4. 33% of revenue cycle operations have payments data stolen. Attend this webinar for a breakdown of the top 10 security threats

5. Join keynotes Peyton Manning, Kevin O'Leary and Hillary Clinton, plus over 315 of the smartest speakers in health IT and revenue cycle management, at Becker's largest-ever Health IT + Revenue Cycle conference, October 9-12 in Chicago. Register here. For exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, email Jessica Cole at

6. Physician charged in $12.7M false billing scheme Full story

7. Couple's murder-suicide prompted by medical bill worries, sheriff says Full story

8. 5 Must Reads:

- 10 criteria for delivering price transparency to patients. Click here to read the white paper

- The real-world benefits of automating accounts payable. Click here to find out why automation in the revenue cycle was a gamechanger for this Cleveland provider

- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center share how to justify implementation of faster antibiotic susceptibilities

- How to accelerate and scale-up the widespread adoption of value-based care. Click here to read the white paper

- How St. Luke's in Idaho yielded big savings through ED care collaboration. Click here to read the white paper

9. 36 recent hospital, health system executive moves Full story

10. How Anthem, UnitedHealth + 4 other payers fared in Q2 Full story

11. The next evolution in patient satisfaction measurement. Attend this upcoming webinar to learn how to measure and improve the patient financial experience

12. Medical community condemns public charge rule: 'Harmful,' 'dangerous and shortsighted'
Full story

13. 3 things Epic has done in the past 4 months Full story

14. Forbes: Is it time for a HCSC-Anthem deal? Recent exec exits raise questions Full story


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