ALSO NOTED: Uninsured least likely to be admitted through ED;MA hospitals win victory in reimbursement dispute; and much more..

> A new study suggests that the uninsured are least likely to be admitted to the hospital from the emergency department. Report

> A federal judge has ruled in favor of group of Massachusetts hospitals in their dispute with HHS, a victory which could ultimately lead to their collecting $200 million. Article

> Healthcare organizations with middling credit ratings may soon find that bank credit facilities are much harder to come by. Article

> A pay-for-performance program focused on the Medicare Advantage market seems to have done a lot to boost preventive screenings. Article

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