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King v. Burwell – Tax Credits Available for All

29 June 2015

On Thursday, June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States held that individuals who reside in states without state sponsored health insurance exchanges are still eligible to take advantage of tax credits to subsidize their purchase of health insurance under provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Court’s decision is a major […]

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“SnapShot Health News”

29 June 2015

THANKS for opening our weekly clipping service emails. We’ve changed the name from “News from Colorado Managed Care” to SnapShot Health News. Like the “little gray newsletter”, the clipping service is a  “snapshot” of what’s happening in Colorado healthcare.  In-depth reporting, we’ll leave to others.  “SnapShot Health News” will be a quick-to-read, one stop source […]

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Same-sex Marriage Right Changes Health Benefit Offers

29 June 2015

With the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court last week guaranteeing the right of same-sex couples to marry in all fifty states, corporations may choose to eliminate domestic partnership benefits and in their place, require employees to marry, if they want to extend coverage to their partners. More than 75% of large employers currently offer […]

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Hospital Stocks Rise After SCOTUS Decision

29 June 2015

All five major for-profit hospital operators closed higher following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on King v. Burwell. The court handed down a 6-3 ruling stating that tax subsidies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are available to all Americans, including those who reside in states who chose not to establish a state […]

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“Connecting-the-Dots” – Top Five Health Insurers

29 June 2015

Becker’s Hospital Review has compiled some interesting facts on the big five health insurers in the country: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare. Bullet points on each give an overview of their history, operational & financial components, and their corporate view of the current healthcare environment. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/payer-issues/125-things-to-know-about-the-big-5-insurers.html

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Feds Subpoena DaVita HealthCare Over Medicare Coding

24 June 2015

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. said it’s received a subpoena from the Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, regarding Medicare coding. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Denver company (NYSE: DVA) that provides kidney dialysis services, said the civil subpoena covers the period from Jan. 1, 2008 […]

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Medical Office Building in Broomfield Sells for $2.8M

23 June 2015

Buffalo Ridge Medical Center in Broomfield has been sold for $2.8 million. The 6,623-square foot medical building was acquired by Boulder-based Buffalo Fortress CO LLC from Louisville-based Buffalo Ridge Medical Center LLC. The building at 16677 Lowell Blvd. in Anthem Ranch along Colorado Highway 7, has three suites, two of which are occupied by Boulder […]

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New Senior Partner at HealthCare Initiative

23 June 2015

Mitch Robbins has been promoted to senior partner at The HealthCare Initiative (THI).  He leads the Northeast division of  THI’s nursing leadership solutions group.  He has been with the company for more than five years.

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New Joint Venture for Centura Health

22 June 2015

Centura Health has announced that is has formed a joint venture with the Houston-based Larkin Group, a leader in the development of freestanding emergency centers across Texas. The two organizations will combine their expertise to accelerate delivery of emergency care across the Centura Health network to meet population health needs. Read more about the joint […]

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Anthem Continues $47B Cigna Takeover Battle

22 June 2015

Health insurance giant Anthem on Monday reiterated support for its $47.4 billion cash and stock takeover bid for Cigna, undeterred by the smaller rival’s rejection of the latest offer. Indianapolis-based Anthem also tried to build Cigna shareholder support for the proposed transaction, webcasting a conference call with Wall Street analysts to discuss the deal terms. […]

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