Post Tagged with: "healthcare reform"

HCA Holding Its Cards on Healthcare Reform

February 5, 2013 at 1:43 pm

Wall Street investors want to know how Nashville’s HCA is preparing for some of the biggest changes brought about the Affordable Care Act, which come into effect next year. Company officials refused to offer specifics during an earnings call today.

THA Pleased with Healthcare Ruling, But Concern Over Indigent Care Remains

June 28, 2012 at 2:42 pm

The head of a group representing Tennessee hospitals says he’s happy with today’s Supreme Court ruling on the federal healthcare law. He says if more people have insurance, it could mean more revenue. At the same time, medical centers will be dealing with a big cut in federal money.

Some Tennesseans to Receive Insurance Refunds

June 21, 2012 at 1:45 pm

The federal government says Tennesseans are due more than 28 million dollars in refunds from their health insurers. Some will get checks, but most will see their refund in other ways.

General Assembly Works On Finalizing Health Care Protest Bill

June 7, 2010 at 6:04 pm

Tennessee legislators have been fighting since February over a proposed reprimand of the federal government’s health reform act. The Senate and the state House are now poised to hash out a final version of what’s called the Health Freedom Act.

Midstate Lawmakers Don’t Sound Convinced After the President’s Speech

September 10, 2009 at 6:45 am

President Obama may have tried to reach across the aisle to Republicans, but GOP Senator Bob Corker says the speech raised more questions.

TN Could Become Center for Healthcare IT

June 24, 2009 at 11:58 am

A former national healthcare information technology director says Tennessee could become a center for the industry.

Local Hospital CEO Says Major Healthcare Reform Will Take Years

May 13, 2009 at 6:41 am

A consortium of healthcare providers met with President Obama yesterday and pledged to cut costs by as much as 2-trillion dollars as part of health care reform. A local hospital CEO downplayed that announcement today.