1. California hospital seeks lucrative title change
2. Minnesota hospitals ask state to investigate BCBS over new policy ending coverage for 7 forms of routine care
3. Bernie Sanders pitches $20B hospital bailout plan Full story
4. For tips on cutting down large patient self-pay balances, check out this e-book.
5. Thrilled to welcome 85 hospital and health system CEO speakers, plus keynotes Nikki Haley, Peyton Manning and George W. Bush, to Becker's 8th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable, November 11-13, 2019. Register here. For exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, e-mail Jessica Cole at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Slow adoption of $83M Epic EHR costs Covenant Health millions in losses Full story
7. Las Vegas hospital will have to contract with Medicare, Medicaid by 2021 Full story
8. For an in-depth, state-by-state overview of medical billing laws, attend this upcoming webinar.
9. CMS considers covering some acupuncture treatments under Medicare Full story
10. Improving the revenue cycle: 4 hospital leaders share plans for 2019 Full story
11. How the Cleveland Sight Center achieved greater efficiency and lower costs by automating accounts payable. Click here to read the white paper.
12. Alaska hospital to close: 3 things to know Full story