OurHealth investing $25 million to establish clinics; Clevelend Clinic to cut ties with McDonald's;

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> The Indianapolis-based OurHealth will invest $25 million over three years to establish a network of health clinics in Charlotte, according to the Charlotte Business Journal.  The healthcare provider has idenitifed five sites for MyClinic locations throughout the Charlotte market, which are scheduled to open on Jan. 1. Article

> North Shore-LIJ Health System and Maimonides Medical Center announced a partnership that marks the Long Island, New York hospital network's first major expansion into Brooklyn, The Wall Street Journal reports. Article

> The Cleveland Clinic will cut ties with McDonald's as of Sept. 18, according to NPR. The move is part of a wider effort by Cleveland Clinic leaders to promote a culture of wellness. Article

Health Payer News

> Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has added three more accountable care organizations this month, bringing the total number of payer-provider partnerships to five for an insurer that already participates in the largest commercial ACO in the country. Article

> Though health insurance subsidies were at the heart of the latest Supreme Court challenge to the Affordable Care Act, a new poll finds that many Americans aren't accessing the cost-sharing reductions for which they qualify. Article

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