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4. Like it or not, price transparency requirements have taken effect. Click here to join the conversation on how to quickly gain compliance.
5. Glassdoor: Best places to work in healthcare for 2021 Full story
6. CMS issues final rule for Medicare coverage of breakthrough technologies: 5 things to know Full story
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9. Americans increasingly paying medical bills through crowdfunding, study shows Full story
10. Montana physician gets prison time for drug kickback scheme Full story
11. HRSA updates definition of 'rural' to extend hospital grant eligibility Full story
12. Join us for Becker's February Health IT + Revenue Cycle Management Virtual Forum. Click here to register!
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14. Ascension to sell 7 Wisconsin hospitals, 21 clinics to Aspirus Full story
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