Hospitals facing big divide in pro- and anti-ACA states

By Beth Kutscher Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital sit just 20 miles apart on opposite sides of the Pennsylvania/New York border. They serve a similar patient population in the rural, forested region. They are both owned by the not-for-profit Upper Allegheny
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NCCI recommends 2.3% increase in Georgia workers comp advisory rates

By Sheena Harrison The National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. has requested a 2.3% hike in Georgia workers compensation advisory rates for next year based on increased claim frequency and medical severity. Read more…
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Cornelius B. FAISON, Plaintiff–Appellee v. DONALSONVILLE HOSPITAL INC., Defendant–Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. Cornelius B. FAISON, Plaintiff–Appellee, v. DONALSONVILLE HOSPITAL INC., Defendant–Appellant. No. 12–15400. Aug. 22, 2013. Appeal from the United States District Court For the Middle District of Georgia. D.C. Docket No. 1:11–cv–00010–W
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States’ Implementation Of Exchanges May Decide Fate Of ACA.

Over the holiday weekend through today, a number of national outlets reported on exchange implementation occurring across the US. Notably, from a national perspective, Bloomberg News  (5/28, Nussbaum) reports that the fate of the Affordable Care Act is “being decided far from Capitol
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As open enrollment starts, employers push health

Employers make push for wellness as costs go up, packages go out. Employers across Georgia are tucking a strong message into benefit enrollment packages going out to employees this fall: They want their workers to do more to get healthy. Read More..
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