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The HPC is expected to vote Wednesday on the preliminary Cost & Market Impact Review relating to the BID-Lahey merger.
The deal involving Lahey Health, the Beth Israel Deaconess system, and other entities received a favorable report from DPH.
A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate last week would allow providersto be screened and enrolled quickly in the Medicaid program.
A new study shows that the cost of hunger and food insecurity in Massachusetts totals $2.4 billion a year.
Partners HealthCare and Care New England announced they have entered into a “definitive agreement”.
The Health Policy Commission (HPC) last week issued its final review of the proposed merger between Partners HealthCare and Massachusetts Eye and Ear.
The deal involving Lahey Health, the Beth Israel Deaconess system, and other entities will get a full cost and market impact review from the HPC.
The healthcare “cost-containment and reform” bill that the Massachusetts Senate passed at midnight last Thursday offer some positive steps forward, but also areas of concern.
The healthcare “cost-containment and reform” bill that the Massachusetts Senate passed at midnight last Thursday offer some positive steps forward, but also areas of concern.
The Health Policy Commission’s (HPC’s) preliminary Cost and Market Impact Review (CMIR), on the merger between Partners HealthCare and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and its Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates physician organization was re
On Wednesday contracts for the MassHealth Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program were finalized between the state and 17 ACOs. The massive shift of the MassHealth program from fee-for-service to the ACO model is the most sweeping change to the M
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health, along with New England Baptist, Mount Auburn, and Anna Jacques hospitals this week inked a formal agreement to create a new healthcare system.
Union nurses at Tufts Medical Center left their patients’ bedsides on Wednesday to strike.
The Health Policy Commission announced on Friday that it would conduct a comprehensive Cost and Market Impact Review on the proposed merger of Partners HealthCare and Massachusetts Eye & Ear.
Partners HealthCare and Mass. Eye and Ear received the final state approval needed for the merger plan they announced in Jan. 2017.

Resources

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