HHS commits aid to Flint providers; Strokes disrupt plans of care;

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> The Department of Health and Human Services committed $500,000 to help Flint, Michigan, providers respond to the crisis created by lead-contaminated water. Announcement

> Stroke patients often lose their ability to identify a doctor, complicating their medication and care regimens, according to researchers from Manhasset, New York's Northwell Health. Research announcement

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> Hospitals in much of Georgia continue to struggle, and the scheduled disappearance of the Disproportionate Share Hospital supplementary payment will likely make the financial situation worse, Atlanta Magazine reported. Article

> Two non-profit hospitals in Illinois have been ordered by a regulatory board to pay property taxes as a result of the state's law governing the matter being put in legal limbo. Article

> A little-known subsidiary of the insurer Highmark is playing a growing role in cutting costs for hospitals, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Article

And Finally… The kids are alright. Article

 

 

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