Top 5 healthcare finance stories in March

A Miami hospital filing for bankruptcy and Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare implementing governance changes were among the healthcare finance topics that piqued the interest of readers in March.

Below are the five most popular finance stories published by Becker's Hospital Review in March.

1. Wake Forest Baptist at risk of losing Medicare contract over cancer misdiagnoses
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., is at risk of losing its Medicare billing privileges after a recent CMS survey revealed four patients received erroneous cancer diagnoses.

2. Miami hospital files for bankruptcy: 4 things to know
The Miami Medical Center, a 67-bed hospital that suspended patient services in October 2017, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection March 9.

3. Woman receives $12k bill after 2-hour ER visit for bee sting
A woman in Florida received a $12,000 bill after she went to a hospital ED for a bee sting in 2015.

4. CHS seeks to terminate spinoff agreements amid feud with Quorum
Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems is seeking early termination of transition services agreements the company signed with Brentwood, Tenn.-based Quorum Health in 2016, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing by Quorum.

5. Tenet eliminates poison pill, adopts governance changes
Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare announced March 5 that its board of directors approved several changes to the company's corporate governance.

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