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Community Health Systems lost $325 million in the third quarter, but some of its new initiatives, such as its ACOs, are a bright spot.
A health system that is part of hospital giant Community Health Systems will pay more than $262 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims.
Two physician groups agreed to pay more than $33 million to resolve a government probe into kickbacks for patient referrals.
Not only will the return of the health insurance tax raise premiums, but it will also place a cost burden on the Medicaid program, according to a new study.
From Kaiser Health News: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma will recuse herself from the agency's decision-making on whether to approve Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver because she helped develop the proposal in her former job as a health policy consultant.
Community Health Systems will sell two of its Washington hospitals to drive down its debt. The system has sold off a number of its acquisitions to improve its finances.
Yakima Regional Medical Center and another hospitals have been found to violate state laws regarding providing charity care to patients.