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 Louisiana Archives 2010

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Weighing in on ACOs

Beneficiary Assignment, Data Sharing Opt Out Raise Red Flags

The highly anticipated proposed rules for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) were released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on March 31, 2011.
CINDY SANDERS

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Hospitals Push Economic Message

With the state facing a $1 billion-plus deficit, Louisiana’s hospitals are marshalling economic arguments to support the governor’s budget flexibility proposals, which include cutting 10 percent of dedicated funds.


TED GRIGGS

LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS: Index of Healthcare Related Legislation
The 2011 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature convened on April 25th for a 60 day “fiscal only” session.

CINDY BISHOP

Newest Advances in Dermatology
Dermatology is more than just about making patients look good – it’s about saving lives.
LISA HANCHEY

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Physicians Play Vital Economic Role

Louisiana’s office-based physicians had an economic impact of $11 billion, helped support nearly 49,000 jobs and $400 million in local and state taxes in 2009, according to a report commissioned by the American Medical Association.


TED GRIGGS

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