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.
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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.
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.
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.
President Obama may have tried to reach across the aisle to Republicans, but GOP Senator Bob Corker says the speech raised more questions.
A former national healthcare information technology director says Tennessee could become a center for the industry.
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.