Post Tagged with: "healthcare reform"

HCA Holding Its Cards on Healthcare Reform

by / on February 5, 2013

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

by / on June 28, 2012

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.

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Some Tennesseans to Receive Insurance Refunds

by / on June 21, 2012

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.

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General Assembly Works On Finalizing Health Care Protest Bill

by / on June 7, 2010

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.

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

by / on September 10, 2009

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

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TN Could Become Center for Healthcare IT

by / on June 24, 2009

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

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Local Hospital CEO Says Major Healthcare Reform Will Take Years

by / on May 13, 2009

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.

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