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  • Renee Hsia of the University of California, San Francisco, who has studied hospital charges but was not involved in this research. "That results in higher premiums for auto insurance and for employers who pay into workers' comp," said study co-author Ge Bai of Washington& Lee University. She and Gerard Anderson of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health...

  • WASHINGTON, May 7- Sixteen hospitals will pay $15.69 million to resolve allegations they were reimbursed from Medicare for services that were unnecessary, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. As part of the settlement, Health Management Associates Inc and 14 of its formerly associated hospitals will pay $15 million, Community Health Systems and its...

  • As part of the settlement, Health Management Associates Inc and 14 of its formerly associated hospitals will pay $15 million, Community Health Systems and its subsidiary Wesley Medical Center will pay $210,000, and North Texas Medical Center will pay $480,000, the Justice Department said.

  • For the first quarter, Franklin, Tennessee- based Community Health reported net income of $79 million, or 68 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $112 million, or $1.05 cents a share, a year earlier. Competitors HCA Holdings Inc, the nation's largest hospital operator, and No. 3 Tenet Healthcare Corp this week both posted results that were boosted by growth in...

  • May 5- Community Health Systems Inc on Tuesday reported a quarterly net profit, compared with a year-ago loss, as it treated more patients with insurance obtained through state and federal marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act. The second-largest publicly traded hospital operator also said results reflected its integration of Health...

  • April 15- HCA Holdings Inc, the largest U.S. hospital operator, reported preliminary quarterly profit and revenue that beat market expectations and raised its full-year forecast, citing a rise in admissions. HCA's results are a positive indicator for what other hospital operators are likely to report, KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst Jason Gurda wrote in a...

  • *Measure spares doctors 21 percent pay cut if passes Senate vote. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, March 26- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill to permanently repair the formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians, marking a rare bipartisan achievement and sending the issue next to the Senate. The measure drafted and driven...

  • *Measure spares doctors 21 percent pay cut if passes Senate vote. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, March 26- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill to permanently repair the formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians, marking a rare bipartisan achievement and sending the issue next to the Senate. The measure drafted and driven...

  • Obamacare windfall: Big drop in uncompensated care Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 3:10 PM ET
    Healthcare

    Hospitals have seen reductions in the costs of caring for the uninsured, but nowhere more so than in states that expanded Medicaid.

  • BOSTON, March 17- Health insurer Premera Blue Cross said on Tuesday it was a victim of a cyberattack that may have exposed medical data and financial information of 11 million customers in the latest case of healthcare company reporting a serious breach. Premera said it is working with the FBI and investigators from FireEye Inc to investigate the matter.

  • Premera Blue Cross hacked, 11M members affected Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 3:47 PM ET
    Cyber security

    Premera Blue Cross announced on Tuesday that it was targeted in a cyberattack that affected some 11 million people.

  • How this small-cap growth fund beats the Street Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 5:48 PM ET
    Penny on a stock growth chart

    It is the focus on this that helps the Aston-LMCG Small Cap Growth Fund beat the Street, its manager told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Flu boosts drug store sales, but others take a hit Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 10:24 AM ET
    A woman receiving a flu vaccination in San Pablo, Calif.

    This year’s flu season is shaping up to be as bad as expected. That's good news for drug stores, but insurers and others could suffer.

  • Early Movers: BZH, YHOO, AOL, SEAS, AGN, WMT & more Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 8:27 AM ET

    These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell: BZH, YHOO, AOL, SEAS, AGN, WMT & more.

  • Like it or not, Obamacare's juicing health stocks Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 8:50 AM ET
    'HealthCare.gov has a lot of visitors right now!' exclaims a Sunshine Life and Health Advisors website for the Affordable Care Act set up at the Mall of Americas in March 2014 in Miami.

    Want to know what's giving health stocks confidence in profit forecasts? Like it or not, it's the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.

  • Larry Robbins has four big stock ideas Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:56 PM ET
    Larry Robbins

    Larry Robbins of Glenview Capital unveiled four new stock picks at the Robin Hood Investors conference Tuesday.

  • Medicaid 'expanding' profits for health systems Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET
    Medicine doctor blood pressure

    Hospitals in states that expanded Medicaid are reaping financial benefits in excess of original estimates, a new report found.

  • US bank group: Unaware of 'significant' cyberattack Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    An influential U.S. financial services industry group is downplaying concerns about possible breaches at JPMorgan Chase and other banks.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Fabrinet, Lear & more Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:57 PM ET
    A woman walks down a staircase at the Wall Street subway station, New York City.

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Chinese hackers target 4.5M US patients Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:59 AM ET
    Cyber security

    Community Health Systems said a group believed to be operating out of China attacked its hospitals, affecting 4.5 million patients. Re/code reports.