1. BCBS of Alabama hit with $8M penalty for charging unapproved rates  Full story

2. Missouri hospital at risk of losing Medicare funding  Full story

3. 5 states with the highest, lowest employer health plan premiums in 2016 Full story
4. Get patients to pay faster — best strategies for maximizing revenue cycle tools and improving collections  Register here

5. 72 CEOs to speak at Becker's CEO + CFO Roundtable November 13-15, 2017. Register here. | 12 great keynotes and nearly 300 speakers at Becker's Hospital Review 9th Annual Meeting. Click here to register. For exhibiting and sponsoring opportunities at these events, please email Jessica Cole at jcole@beckershealthcare.com.

6. Elimination of cost-sharing reductions could increase uninsured by 9.4M Full story

7. 3 M&A trends in the payer services market Full story

8. Wearables are collecting health data, but can your health system use it? Here's how to incorporate wearable data into clinical workflows Register here

9. 5 latest payer, provider contract disputes, resolutions Full story

10. Dr. Vindell Washington on his move from emergency medicine and health IT to CMO of BCBS of Louisiana  Full story

11. 4 killed in Duke University Health System helicopter crash Full story

12. Why 75 execs say 'managing labor costs' is a priority; 5 strategies to optimize Download the whitepaper

13. CarePoint Health, Horizon BCBS resolve $76M billing dispute Full story

14. UnitedHealth proposes buying Chilean healthcare company Full story

15. 100 hospital and health systems with great oncology programs | 2017 Full story

16. Health insurer stock report: Week of Sept. 5-8 Full story