Thousands of health care investors are gathering this week to decide where they’ll put their money in 2013.
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Nashville-based HCA did better than analysts expected in 2011. Monday the hospital chain announced a dividend payment of $2 a share.
A new study estimates that half of uninsured people in Nashville don’t know there’s low-cost healthcare available in the city. That’s according to a group that’s been analyzing the gap in health coverage, particularly for poor people, for the last 2 years.
Franklin-based Community Health Systems hauled in a record $13 billion in revenues during 2010. An earnings statement released Thursday puts profits at $280 million, up 15 percent from 2009.
A state board narrowly approved a new emergency department for Spring Hill. Wednesday’s decision for the HCA-run facility came in spite of protests from several area hospitals.
Some portions of the new healthcare law are just now kicking in, but a tax credit worth thousands of dollars has been on the books for months.
Hundreds of people looking for work in counties south of Nashville will soon have another option. That’s after an organization that treats mental health and addiction received a 5 million dollar stimulus grant to help funnel people who are out of a job into healthcare training.
Yesterday Nashville-based Amsurg lowered its estimate for how much money it expects to make this year.
Metro’s hospital authority will need a fresh infusion of cash from the city council to get through its current budget year. Such actions usually wait until the end of the budget year, but Metro General can’t afford to hold off past early May.
Frist, the one-time Republican majority leader, says he’s proud of the Obama administration for addressing what he called an “inexcusable” gap in healthcare coverage. That’s even though the law passed narrowly, with only Democratic support.
The leader of the state senate says if Tennessee’s Attorney General won’t pursue a lawsuit against the federal healthcare overhaul, he’ll ask an independent attorney to take the case.
The state projects more than 60 thousand people already eligible for TennCare before the overhaul will now sign up because of it.
Governor Phil Bredesen says the federal healthcare overhaul will cost Tennessee about $1.1 billion between 2014 and 2019.
Only three Tennessee Democrats supported the sweeping health care changes that passed the U.S. House of Representatives Sunday night.
Murfreesboro Democrat Bart Gordon is one of the new “yes” votes that White House and Democratic leaders can count on when the healthcare bill comes up for a vote in the House.
As Washington lurches toward a final decision on healthcare overhaul, Tennessee Congressman Marsha Blackburn is digging in her heels in opposition. And she says if Congress does pass the bill, some states still won’t go along.
A majority of Tennesseans would like to see Congress scrap the current health care overhaul bill and begin from scratch. The latest poll from Middle Tennessee State University shows strong support for starting over in every political group, but that doesn’t necessarily mean people agree on what constitutes good health care reform.
A new study looking at funding for public health finds an imbalance in Tennessee.
At the top of President Barack Obama’s agenda is job creation. In his first State of the Union address on Wednesday night, the President called on the Senate to pass another stimulus package.
Hospitals and clinics are headed away from downtown Nashville to get closer to neighborhoods and office parks, according to an executive with HCA TriStar.