Post Tagged with: "Tennessee Hospital Association"

Tennessee Hospitals Resist Moms Who Want To Deliver Babies Early

Tennessee Hospitals Resist Moms Who Want To Deliver Babies Early

by / on June 24, 2013

More Tennessee doctors are saying no to expectant mothers who want to have their baby early. A statewide campaign has reduced early elective deliveries by 75 percent.

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Hospitals Say Blocking TennCare Expansion Would Cost 90,000 Jobs

Hospitals Say Blocking TennCare Expansion Would Cost 90,000 Jobs

by / on February 7, 2013

The state’s hospitals are playing out the “what if’s” as lawmakers consider whether to expand Medicaid as part of the federal health care overhaul. Their study says 90,000 Tennessee jobs could be lost if the expansion does not occur.

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Corker Accuses States of Bilking Medicaid with Bed Tax

Corker Accuses States of Bilking Medicaid with Bed Tax

by / on December 4, 2012

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, who is an increasingly central character in the fiscal cliff drama, wants to end what he calls a “massive bed tax.” Hospitals say without it, some could be forced to close.

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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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Hospitals Fear Potential Loss of “Mandate” Only

by / on June 20, 2012

Tennessee’s healthcare sector, particularly its hospitals, will be watching warily as the U.S. Supreme Court readies its decision on the federal health care law.

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Hospital Fee to Increase Because of Inflation, Loss of Stimulus

by / on February 10, 2011

Tennessee hospitals plan to increase a self-imposed fee that’s
designed to cover a larger hole in the TennCare budget. The
board of the Tennessee Hospital Association unanimously approved extending the revenue fee.

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Hospitals Want 3.5% Tax to Temporarily Fill “the State of Tennessee’s Shoes”

by / on March 18, 2010

The Tennessee legislature is preparing to act on a new 3.5% hospital tax. The industry-supported move is being used as a way to lessen the impact of state budget cuts to TennCare.

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Hospitals Agree to Fee in Place of TennCare Funds

by / on February 8, 2010

Tennessee hospitals have agreed to tax themselves which would replace proposed cuts to the state’s Medicaid program, TennCare. The board of the Tennessee Hospital Association voted unanimously Monday.

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Healthcare Overhaul “All Good” for Hospitals

by / on November 5, 2009

Nashville’s non-profit hospitals and the for-profit hospital chains based here only stand to gain from health care overhaul proposals in Washington.

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