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State regulators approve Advocate, Aurora health care merger

Aurora Health Care of Milwaukee and Advocate Health Care of suburban Chicago received approval for their planned merger from the main Illinois regulatory agency......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2018

Regulators approve Advocate, Aurora health care merger

Aurora Health Care of Milwaukee and Advocate Health Care of suburban Chicago received approval for their planned merger from the main Illinois regulatory agency and the Federal Trade Commission......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2018

Advocate plans to merge with Wisconsin hospital giant Aurora

Advocate Health Care is ready to give a merger ano.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 4th, 2017

Bill would mandate greater oversight of health plan mergers

A bill before the state Senate would impose greater oversight of health plan mergers and grant state regulators the authority to approve or deny the deals. Assemblyman Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) introduced Assembly Bill 595 last year, and it appears t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2018

State delays Lahey Health-Beth Israel mega-merger

The state’s health care watchdog said it will delay a proposed mega-merger between Lahey Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and three other hospitals as it works to study the potential cost implications of the deal......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2017

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Fitbit data could predict readmission rates — Humana"s new digital medication management tool — Interoperability complicates Aurora-Advocate merger

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning emai.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 11th, 2017

NY health regulators approves four hospital projects

The state Department of Health approved a series of health care projects that will see services expanded - and contracted - at health care providers throughout the region......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Deadline Looms for Insurers to File Rate Proposals

A deadline for insurers to file 2018 prices for health insurance sold through Affordable Care Act exchanges arrives Tuesday, but state regulators are still struggling to make decisions about pricing and coverage amid uncertainty in federal-health policy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 4th, 2017

Advocate Health Care to make $200 million in cuts

Advocate Health Care, the state's largest hosp.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 4th, 2017

Hawaii lawmakers approve funds for Maui hospital transfer

Hawaii lawmakers have approved a budget bill providing funds for the transfer of operations of Maui Memorial Medical Center and two other state-owned Maui County hospitals to private health care provider Kaiser Permanente. The state Legislature e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2017

Jay Inslee: GOP plan confirms ‘our worst fears’ about repealing Obamacare

Washington state regulators are expecting to release details Wednesday on the impact of the House Republicans’ American Health Care Act. The Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday the act will cost 24 million people to lose their health insu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2017

NorthShore, Advocate drop merger plan after judge"s ruling

Advocate Health Care and NorthShore Univers.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMar 7th, 2017

Puget Sound-area leaders" hopes for Obamacare under Trump

As the world prepared for a Donald Trump presidency, health advocates, regulators and industry leaders in and out of health care from around the state have been speaking up about the new president's stances on issues – specifically his stance on.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 20th, 2017

Advocate, NorthShore will keep fighting for merger despite court decision

Hospital systems Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem will continue fighting for their merger, they said Wednesday, despite a recent federal appeals court decision against them. A three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of A.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneNov 16th, 2016

Appeals court rules against Advocate, NorthShore hospital merger

A federal appeals court has temporarily put the brakes on a proposed merger of Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem, reversing a lower court's decision. A three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided Monday with .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 31st, 2016

State agency spurns $24M in health care projects, OKs 4 others that will create jobs

One denied project would have involved 1,100 square feet of renovations......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2018

2018 Health Care Heroes finalist: Mary Schmidt

Mary Schmidt is a health advocate nurse at the Newport Aquarium......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2018

EHS files suit against state regulators over order to move patients

Employee Health Systems Medical Group has filed suit against state regulators after nine health plans were ordered to cancel all contracts with the medical group and transfer 600,000 patients to other providers. The company, which does business as.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2018

Five things you need to know today, and a powerful, health-filled breakfast

Happy Thursday, Boston. Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy day:  State approves to Partners acquisition of Mass. Eye and Ear Max Stendahl reports that state regulators have approved Partners HealthCa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2018

Housing and health care advocate on being asked to do more with less

After 16 years at the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council, Scott Short took the reins of the organization and promptly rebranded it. The housing and health care nonprofit, created by late... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 14th, 2018

Oregon House OKs health care as a right, funding questioned

Oregon's Legislature on Tuesday was considering taking a step toward enshrining the right to health care in its state Constitution, which would be unprecedented in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 13th, 2018