Envision sells its ambulance business to KKR for $2.4 billion

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 08, 2017

Under the deal, Envision's American Medical Response will be combined with KKR's Air Medical Group Holdings to create a medical transportation behemoth serving more than 5 million patients annually across 46 states and the District of Columbia.

Tenet plans to sell more hospitals after Houston divestitures

Tenet plans to sell more hospitals after Houston divestitures

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 08, 2017

Tenet Healthcare, the nation's third-largest investor-owned hospital chain, wants to offload facilities that don't fit its long-term strategy so it can focus on its primary markets where it is first or second in market share.

Hospitals balk at Iowa's proposed $37 million Medicaid cut

By Virgil Dickson  |  August 08, 2017

Iowa's plan to cut nearly $37 million annually in Medicaid spending and slow down enrollment puts the financial stability of the state's hospitals at risk, according to the state's hospital assocation.

Appeals court nixes California's Medicaid pay cuts to hospitals

By Erica Teichert  |  August 08, 2017

California hospitals could claw back hundreds of millions of dollars in Medicaid payments after a federal appeals court ruled HHS didn't have appropriate evidence to approve the state's outpatient care pay cuts.

Final week for Up & Comers nominations

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 08, 2017

The deadline has been extended to submit nominations for Modern Healthcare's annual Up & Comers recognition. Nominees must be no older than 40 as of the submission deadline, which is now Aug. 11.


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