Monday Aug 18
CHS reports data breach affecting 4.5 million patients
Community Health Systems Inc., which owns four hospitals in the Midstate, reported on Monday that its computer network was the target of an external criminal cyberattack that affected approximately 4.5 million patients.
Two charged in hospital kickback scheme involving undocumented Hispanic women
Federal investigators have filed criminal charges against two people in a scheme in which two hospital chains allegedly paid kickbacks to a clinic operator in exchange for Medicaid patient referrals.
CHS sees strong quarter thanks to HMA purchase, fewer uninsured patients
Community Health Systems reported strong results in the second quarter thanks to its acquisition of Health Management Associates in January and to the end of abnormal winter weather patterns that had hurt admissions in the first quarter of the year, the Franklin, Tenn.-based provider reported... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on ... (more)
Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Health care providers interested in Bert Fish merger New Smyrna Beach ...
About five health care providers have expressed interest in responding to a merger proposal from Bert Fish Medical Center, an attorney for the Southeast Volusia Hospital District Board of Commissioners said Monday.
Courthouse News Service
Baby-Delivery Kickback Claims Advance in GA
Five hospitals in Georgia and South Carolina must face claims that they gave kickbacks to clinics that referred undocumented pregnant patients to them, a federal judge ruled.