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[Article] Price Transparency Is Here. 2 Communication Actions to Take

(Health Leaders Media, February 9, 2021)

"Complying with the CMS price transparency mandate is only the first step. Hospitals should also ramp up their communication efforts and finally answer the question for patients: 'What do I owe?'"

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[Article] Biden admin changes DOJ's position in pending Supreme Court ACA case 

(Fierce Healthcare, February 10, 2021)

"The Biden administration submitted a letter (PDF) to the court Wednesday that argues the ACA's individual mandate remains valid, and, even if the court determines it is not, the rest of the law can remain intact."

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[Article] Dementia Patients Have Twice the Risk of COVID-19

(MedPage Today, February 9, 2021)

"Dementia patients had a significantly increased risk for COVID-19 and that risk was even higher for African Americans with dementia, a retrospective analysis of U.S. electronic health record (EHR) data showed."