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    CVS, Rush partner on new ACO for Chicago Medicare patients

    Rush University will be the only Chicago-area academic medical center participating in CVS’ first accountable care organization in ACO REACH.

    By Jan. 24, 2023
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    Pandemic continues to affect healthcare jobs, tracker finds

    Healthcare job growth rates have yet to return to levels predicted before the pandemic, according the tracker from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Peterson Center on Healthcare.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    Payer/Provider relationships

    As M&A intensifies and companies are more likely to embrace more holistic and value-based care models, partnerships have become more closely intertwined.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    Dollar General latest player to enter retail clinic arena

    The pilot could expand to additional stores, depending on customer response, as Dollar General continues to grow its healthcare products and services targeted at rural communities.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    Nonprofit hospitals may evade noncompete ban enforcement, experts say

    Ambiguity remains over whether the ban would apply to nonprofit systems, which make up about half of all U.S hospitals.

    By Jan. 20, 2023
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    Healthcare worker pay satisfaction lowest across all industries, survey finds

    Just half of healthcare employees surveyed by management firm Qualtrics said they believe they’re paid fairly for the work they do, the lowest score across 27 industries analyzed.

    By Jan. 20, 2023
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    More than quarter of ground ambulance transports could result in surprise bill

    Ground ambulances were left out of federal legislation banning surprise billing, but the sector may be ripe for similar regulation given the prevalence of out-of-network rides, according to research in Health Affairs.

    By Jan. 19, 2023
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    Women making up more of physician workforce

    Across all genders, primary care specialties like internal medicine, family medicine and pediatrics had the largest number of active physicians and residents in 2021, according to a report from the Association of American Medical Colleges.

    By Jan. 18, 2023
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    Healthcare company bankruptcies up 84% in 2022

    Filings rose significantly throughout last year, with about three times more in the fourth quarter than in the first quarter, according to a report from Gibbins Advisors.

    By Jan. 17, 2023
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    Nonprofit hospitals, hammered by soaring expenses, have ‘deteriorating’ outlook: Fitch

    Labor will remain the largest hurdle for hospitals this year even as they struggle with inflation and spiking COVID-19 admissions that can dent revenue, said the ratings agency.

    By Jan. 11, 2023
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    Doctors no longer bound by noncompetes under FTC’s proposed ban

    The FTC’s sweeping proposal would free physicians to work for a competitor, undermining the status quo in physician-employer relationships, attorneys told Healthcare Dive.

    By Jan. 11, 2023
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    CVS reportedly exploring $10B buy of Oak Street Health

    Shares in Oak Street, which serves mostly seniors on Medicare, rose sharply following a Bloomberg report.

    By Jan. 10, 2023
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    Sen. Bernie Sanders to target high healthcare costs as leader of influential committee

    The longtime Congressman and “Medicare for All” proponent will soon assume leadership of the Senate HELP committee, giving him sway in one of the nation’s most broadly influential health policy forums.

    By Jan. 9, 2023
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    Oak Street names first chief wellness officer

    Deb Edberg has been a practicing physician with Oak Street since 2019.

    By Jan. 6, 2023
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    Healthcare added 55K jobs in December, with ambulatory, hospitals again leading

    The report comes as healthcare systems have struggled with staffing shortages and high labor costs.

    By Jan. 6, 2023
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    Feds propose ban on noncompetes

    In the historic proposal, the FTC said noncompetes harm competition, suppress labor mobility and reduce wages even for those not bound by the agreements.

    By Ryan Golden • Updated Jan. 5, 2023
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    Walgreens raises healthcare segment outlook on Summit acquisition

    The company now expects the segment to bring in between $14.5 billion and $16 billion in sales in 2025.

    By Jan. 5, 2023
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    Omnibus bill restarts Medicaid checks, lowers Medicare physician pay cuts

    President Joe Biden signed the the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package into law on Dec. 29.

    By Updated Jan. 3, 2023
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    Labor shortage, inflation drove Mass General Brigham to $432M annual operating loss

    The system’s results reflect an “unrelenting economic crisis” impacting healthcare, President and CEO Anne Klibanski said.

    By Dec. 19, 2022
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    Maternal health services suffer in states with abortion bans, report finds

    States risk driving away healthcare providers who are reluctant to work where their practices will be restricted, according to a Commonwealth Fund analysis.

    By Susan Kelly • Dec. 14, 2022
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    CMS tackles provider availability, exchange regulations in proposed rule

    The regulation comes after the ACA exchanges, spurred by financial incentives during the COVID-19 pandemic, reached record enrollment numbers.

    By Dec. 13, 2022
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    Amgen to buy Horizon Therapeutics in year’s biggest biotech deal

    After outlasting rival suitors Sanofi and J&J in deal talks, Amgen agreed to a deal that values the Ireland-based maker of rare and inflammatory disease drugs at about $28 billion.

    By Ned Pagliarulo • Updated Dec. 12, 2022
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    AdvaMed asks FDA to withdraw divisive draft guidance on LASIK surgery

    Some comments were more positive, though, with the American Optometric Association calling the agency’s proposal “timely and beneficial.”

    By Nick Paul Taylor • Dec. 8, 2022
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    Advocate Health appoints executive leadership team after megamerger

    The newly-merged $27 billion system announced appointed roles in its C-suite including its chief information, financial, nursing and population health officers.

    By Dec. 7, 2022
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    Fresenius CFO named chief executive amid operational turnaround

    Helen Giza is replacing outgoing CEO Carla Kriwet, who is leaving the company by mutual agreement due to strategic differences, Fresenius said Monday.

    By Dec. 6, 2022
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    Key healthcare stories from 2022

    This year has been especially tumultuous for healthcare, with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, numerous labor disputes and major M&A announcements.

    By Dec. 5, 2022