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> Two Boston hospitals are reassessing their use of morcellation, a procedure commonly used in hysterectomies, in light of a recent debate over the potential cancer risks associated with it, ABC News reports. Article

>  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is seeking input from stakeholders on the development of its accountable care organization initiatives. Request for information

> Police suspect the man responsible for a shooting spree at a Reno, Nev. medical practice this week targeted the office due to anger over adverse symptoms from a 2010 surgery. The shooting spree resulted in the death of a doctor and the shooter, and injured two others, the Bangor Daily News reports. Article

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> Healthcare pricing grew at its slowest rate in more than half a century during the month of October, according to AHA News Now. Article

> Two of Virginia's largest hospitals stand to lose a combined $500 million to provide care for uninsured patients between 2017 and 2022, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. Article

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