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Feds Cut Medicare Payments To Hospitals Over Readmissions

Medicare cut payments to 2,583 hospitals Tuesday, continuing the Affordable Care Act’s eight-year campaign to financially pressure hospitals into reducing the number of patients who return for a second stay within a month.

Profits At Legacy Health Plummet

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For a few years, the Affordable Care Act was a financial windfall for Oregon hospitals.

Hundreds Of McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center Employees Poised To Strike

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About half of the employees at  McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield have voted to strike.

OHSU Predicts Another Year Of Record Revenues, Profits

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Let the good times keep rolling, say Oregon Health & Science University budget officials.

Oregon To Lead Nation In Setting Minimum Amount For Hospital Charity Care

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SALEM – Oregon's hospitals have long been required to provide free or discounted care for low-income patients under state and federal charity care laws.

Escalating Workplace Violence Rocks Hospitals

Across the country, many doctors, nurses and other health care workers have remained silent about what is being called an epidemic of violence against them.

The violent outbursts come from patients and patients’ families. And for years, it has been considered part of the job.

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