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Providers and payers should negotiate without government interference, AHA tells Senate committee

In testimony before a Senate subcommittee today, the American Hospital Association time and again urged the government to stay out of contract negotiations and payment disputes between providers and payers. AHA Executive Vice President Tom Nickels was among six witnesses testifying before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions on its proposed bill,… Read More »

Doctors Without Appointments

Doctor and patient Getty Jill Ladkin was already having a terrible autumn. It began with a seizure that put her in the hospital with what seemed like scores of unfamiliar physicians attending to her state of health. The brain scan revealed a mass in the lining of her brain, a location usually signifying a benign tumor; but,… Read More »