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Subject: CMS' proposed physician payment rule for 2019: 6 things to know | Lawsuit: Illinois hospital provided $500K in unreimbursed care to inmate | 9 hospital closures | Political donations by Epic, Cerner, athenahealth & Allscripts
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July 16, 2018

1. CMS releases proposed physician payment rule for 2019: 6 things to know   Full story

2. Illinois hospital provided $500K in unreimbursed care to inmate, according to lawsuit  Full story

3. 9 hospital closures in 2018 so far   Full story

4.  Is your organization trying to save money by using a free service to process claims? Find out how "free" claims processing really costs valuable time and a lot of money. Learn how ABILITY® can help. 

5. Premier Health asks court to dismiss lawsuit over $17K, $9K out-of-network bills  Full story

6. Tennessee hospital gets OK for $30K EHR backup system after computer problems  Full story

7. Shares of CHS hit new low  Full story

8. Looking to improve labor costs? Register for this webinar to learn how UW Health System drove millions in savings with its labor management solution.

9. Health IT gets political: Campaign contributions from Epic, Cerner, athenahealth and Allscripts   Full story

10. Amazon reportedly working with startup to launch medical product delivery at major health systems   Full story 

11. 4 recent RCM service expansions  Full story

12. What revenue cycle challenge is your hospital gearing up to tackle in the next year? Complete this quick survey and earn complimentary registration for Becker's Hospital Review 4th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference in September! 

13. Reimbursement is the most vulnerable part of a hospital, says XIFIN's Dr. Patricia Goede   Full story

14. Hackensack UMC, UnitedHealth offer joint, spine procedure bundled payments  Full story

15. 13 latest healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements  Full story

Correction: 10 states with the most overworked nurses

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