Connecticut hospitals take aim at gov's proposed cuts; Inspection finds "immediate jeopardy" at Washington state hospital;

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> A new digital campaign by the Connecticut Hospital Association slams Gov. Dannel Malloy's proposed hospital cuts, according to WNPR. Article

> Thomaston, Georgia's Upson Regional Medical Center has named Mark Hartman its interim CEO, according to URMC. Article

> Patient-care problems present "immediate jeopardy" at Lakewood, Washington's Western State Hospital, a federal inspection found, according to The Olympian. Article

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> New research from the Society of Actuaries has identified several factors that will help ensure a provider's successful transition to value-based care. Article

> Out of concern for high drug prices, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is waiving a portion of a policy designed to avoid the violation of anti-kickback statutes. Article

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