CHI’s operating loss widens to $585 million

Catholic Health Initiatives posted an operating loss of $585.2 million in its 2017 fiscal year ended June 30, though a big boost in investment income gave the hospital company a net surplus for the year. CHI, which is in the due diligence phase of affiliation talks...

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IRS Confirms ACA Mandate Penalties Still Effective

Overview The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Office of Chief Counsel has recently issued several information letters regarding the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual and employer mandate penalties. These letters clarify that: Employer shared responsibility...

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Doctors told to check professional liability coverage

Nearly half of American pediatricians aren’t sure how much medical liability coverage they have, according to data from the American Academy of Pediatrics. A survey of pediatricians found that only 53% knew the amount of basic professional medical liability coverage...

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Can EHR’s Help?

ONC Stresses Improved Patient Data Access Measures A recent ONC report explained that improving patient data access measures will benefit both patients and healthcare providers. July 19, 2017 - Healthcare organizations need to improve their processes...

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