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Inpatient volume and LOS: Your trends may not look like everyone else’s

Conventional wisdom has it that inpatient volume and length of stay (LOS) will keep trending downward as more procedures are performed in outpatient settings. But given our aging population and geographic variations, that assumption may not hold true across the board. Truven Health Analytics,

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Addressing care coordination to reduce hospital readmissions and costs

A recent study found that 20 percent of Medicare patients discharged from the hospital will be readmitted within 30 days due to a lack of transparency around care transitions. Read how Saint Francis Healthcare Partners (SFHCP), an Accountable Care Organization affiliated with the largest Catholic hospital

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Workers’ Compensation Fund to distribute more than $2 million

The NCHA Workers’ Compensation Fund continues to perform favorably, both in financial terms as well as operations. This year’s distributions payable to members will be $2,059,026.  After Department of Insurance approval, the funds should be distributed to fund participants in the fall. The dividend equals

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MMA Rx Solutions: A unique approach to pharmacy management

Prescription drug spend in the U.S. continues to rise at an all-time rate, and with pharmacy benefit costs representing nearly 20-25% of overall total healthcare costs, employers need new ways to manage their pharmacy program. To meet this need, Marsh & McLennan Agency

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SunRX: Industry innovator in managing 340B

SUNRx provides comprehensive 340B services for disproportionate share hospitals, sole community, critical access, and children’s hospitals. Their split-billing solution virtually separates 340B and non-340B transactions in mixed-use settings to help ensure patient eligibility compliance, allowing hospitals to manage only one physical inventory. For more information,

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