CommonSpirit’s finances held steady at end of 2020

Mass General Brigham's operating performance perked up in final months of 2020

A combination of sicker patients and stable commercial reimbursement anchored CommonSpirit Health’s finances at the end of 2020. Executives on the not-for-profit health system’s investor call Monday for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2020—the second quarter of its fiscal 2021—noted

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Coronavirus: Officials warn of COVID-19 variants despite ‘steady decline’ in cases – National

Novavax coronavirus vaccine 1st to be effective against U.K, South Africa variants: study - National

Canada added 3,315 more cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, as well as another 63 deaths linked to the virus.To date, the country has logged over 837,500 infections, of which 783,417 have since recovered. Canada’s death toll now stands at

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Donor Government Funding for Family Planning Remains Steady in 2019

Abortion at SCOTUS: Potential Cases this Term and Possible Rulings

A new KFF analysis finds donor government support for global family planning efforts totaled US$1.5 billion in 2019, matching the previous year’s record level and well above the US$1.1 billion in 2012 since the London Summit on Family Planning that

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Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

As cases rise, states say they'll work with Biden on virus

President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic’s prolonged economic fallout.Called the “American Rescue Plan,”

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ACA exchange enrollment for 2021 holds steady

ACA exchange enrollment for 2021 holds steady

Dive Brief: Enrollment in the Affordable Care Act federal exchanges during this year’s open enrollment period reached 8.2 million, just shy of last year’s total despite including fewer states as a result of them moving to their own exchanges, according

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Healthcare spending growth holds steady in 2019, despite jump in hospital spending

HHS 340B hospital pay cuts are legal, appeals court rules

Even though Americans got more hospital care and prescription drugs in 2019, the elimination of a tax on insurers kept healthcare spending’s growth rate effectively flat year-over-year. U.S. healthcare spending grew 4.6% to $3.8 trillion in 2019, close to its

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Teladoc ups guidance for third quarter in a row as telehealth use holds steady

Teladoc ups guidance for third quarter in a row as telehealth use holds steady

Dive Brief: Teladoc’s total visits more than tripled in the third quarter compared to the same time last year, to 2.84 million. That’s slightly up from the second quarter this year, too — by about 3% — despite the absence

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Coronavirus: Kahnawake hits pause on reopening plans as Quebec numbers remain steady

Coronavirus: Kahnawake hits pause on reopening plans as Quebec numbers remain steady

As Quebec moved this week to allow gatherings of up to 250 people both indoors and outdoors, a Mohawk community south of Montreal isn’t following suit.Officials in Kahnawake say they will stick to a 50-person limit for gatherings and

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Cigna beats in Q2 as commercial enrollment nearly steady despite pandemic

Cigna beats in Q2 as commercial enrollment nearly steady despite pandemic

Dive Brief: Cigna beat Wall Street expectations with its second quarter revenue of $39.27 billion and on earnings, according to results posted Thursday morning. The payer had net income of $1.75 billion, up nearly 25% from the prior-year quarter. Like

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