CPBJ - Health Care http://www.cpbj.com/section/health_care Health Care News Health Care en-us Copyright 2016 Central Penn Business Journal Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:30:32 EST Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:30:32 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160928/CPBJ01/160929763&source=RSS Capital BlueCross to cut ACA plan options for 2017 Capital BlueCross is reducing the number of health plans it will offer in 2017 through the marketplace created by Affordable Care Act, the Harrisburg-based insurer announced today. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160928/CPBJ01/160929763&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160928/CPBJ01/160929768&source=RSS Midstate organizations hope legislative session on opioids sparks change Leaders of midstate organizations helping those with opioid addiction are hopeful that a joint session of the General Assembly will make a difference in curbing Pennsylvania's opioid pain pill and heroin epidemic. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160928/CPBJ01/160929768&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160928/CPBJ01/160929770&source=RSS Vibra Healthcare pays 32.7M to resolve federal lawsuit Vibra Healthcare agreed to pay 32. 7 million to resolve an investigation and related lawsuit that has been ongoing since 2011, the Cumberland County-based hospital operator announced today. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160928/CPBJ01/160929770&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160928/CPBJ01/160929792&source=RSS Hershey-Pinnacle merger What next? After yesterday's court ruling halting their merger, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System have several options for what to do next, an antitrust lawyer said. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:28:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160928/CPBJ01/160929792&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160928/CPBJ01/160929802&source=RSS Wolf highlights wish list for joint session on opioid legislation Gov. Tom Wolf is looking at the numbers and would like to see some change. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160928/CPBJ01/160929802&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160927/CPBJ01/160929806&source=RSS After court decision, FTC hopes to prevail in Hershey-Pinnacle case Today's court ruling halting the merger between Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System gives opponents of the deal hope that their side will prevail. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160927/CPBJ01/160929806&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160927/CPBJ01/160929814&source=RSS Cumberland County post-acute hospital to open Texas location A Cumberland County-based post-acute medical hospital said it is expanding its reach into Texas. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:05:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160927/CPBJ01/160929814&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160927/CPBJ01/160929817&source=RSS Landis Homes breaks ground on 27M wellness center Landis Homes broke ground Tuesday on a 27 million learning and wellness center in Lancaster County. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160927/CPBJ01/160929817&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160926/CPBJ01/160929846&source=RSS Pa. lawmakers to hold joint session this week on opioid legislation State lawmakers have set a date for a sought-after legislative session to address the state's opioid and heroin crisis. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160926/CPBJ01/160929846&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160923/CPBJ01/160929876&source=RSS Despite losses, Highmark to stick with Obamacare in 2017 Highmark Inc. will participate next year in the health insurance market created by the Affordable Care Act, despite losing 68 million in that market in the first six months of 2016. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160923/CPBJ01/160929876&source=RSS