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Medicare, Medicaid underpaid U.S. hospitals by $76.8 billion in 2017, American Hospital Association says

According to new data released by the American Hospital Association, Medicare and Medicaid underpaid U.S. hospitals by $ 76.8 billion in 2017. Medicare underpayments totaled $ 53.9 billion and Medicaid underpayments $ 22.9 billion for 2017. Meanwhile, in 2017, hospitals provided $ 38.4 billion in uncompensated care, the AHA said. THE IMPACT This means hospitals… Read More »

Sharice Davids to Make History as the First Native American Congresswoman

Getty ImagesWhitney Curtis Sharice Davids won her midterm race in Kansas’ third Congressional District to become the first Native American congresswoman. Davids, who’s an ex-MMA fighter and an attorney, won the primary in August and has now defeated Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder. Besides being one of the first Native American women in Congress, Davids is… Read More »

British American Tobacco CEO reportedly preparing to step down

British American Tobacco CEO Nicandro Durante is expected to leave the tobacco giant some time in the next year, Sky News reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. It’s unclear when exactly Durante would leave, Sky News reported, noting one person who cautioned it may not be imminent. Sky News said BAT Chief Operating… Read More »