CPBJ - Health Care http://www.cpbj.com/section/health_care Health Care News Health Care en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:40:09 EST Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:40:09 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140728/CPBJ01/140729780&source=RSS Geisinger searches for new CEO as part of succession plan Danville-based Geisinger Health System, which is in the process of taking on Holy Spirit Health System as an affiliate, today announced it has begun recruiting a new president and CEO. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140728/CPBJ01/140729780&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140728/CPBJ01/140729783&source=RSS Report Private-sector workers less likely to participate in employer-provided retirement plans It still pays to work for a larger company when it comes to paid medical and retirement benefits. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140728/CPBJ01/140729783&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140725/CPBJ01/140729811&source=RSS Health Care Symposium takeaway Change is constant Change is the one constant in health care today, speakers said at the Business Journal's annual symposium. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:05:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140725/CPBJ01/140729811&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140725/CPBJ01/307239983&source=RSS If standing meetings thrive, can walking be far behind? Despite the concept's prevalence in national publications, the walking meeting has not yet taken Central Pennsylvania by storm. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140725/CPBJ01/307239983&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729863&source=RSS PinnacleHealth, Select Medical to co-own rehab hospital, 23 clinics in Central Pa. PinnacleHealth System and Select Medical announced today that they will create a joint venture to co-own a rehabilitation hospital and 23 outpatient clinics that provide physical therapy and related services in Central Pennsylvania. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729863&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729878&source=RSS HHS 11 insurers owe Pennsylvanians medical loss ratio refunds Eleven health insurers owe 90,485 Pennsylvanians refunds totaling 5,198,874 as a result of Obamacare's medical loss ratio rule, the U. S. Department of Health Human Services announced today. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:44:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729878&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729903&source=RSS Executive order bans LGBT discrimination by federal contractors President Obama has signed an executive order prohibiting employment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people by federal contractors. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140724/CPBJ01/140729903&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140723/CPBJ01/140729922&source=RSS Geisinger, Highmark announce five-year contract Despite brouhaha over Highmark Inc. 's plan that charges more for treatment from Geisinger Health System than from some other providers, the two organizations today announced a five-year extension that will take their contract through 2019. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:35:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140723/CPBJ01/140729922&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140722/CPBJ01/140729952&source=RSS 2-1 appellate court ruling strikes down subsidies in federal Obamacare marketplaces A federal appellate court this morning issued a 2-1 ruling striking down subsidies in Obamacare marketplaces that are run by the federal government, as Pennsylvania's is. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140722/CPBJ01/140729952&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/140719712&source=RSS Newsmakers Health Care Businesses featured this week Patient First, Summit Health Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/140719712&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/140719798&source=RSS Your View What you said Last week&#8217s question Has the state&#8217s JobGateway helped your company in hiring? Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/140719798&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/307179997&source=RSS Wellness incentives gain traction in workplace Many midstate employers are being more aggressive in their wellness programs for employees, using personal deliveries, large events and even significant financial incentives to improve employee health. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/307179997&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/307179998&source=RSS Conestoga Wood's legal legacy still unclear Whether Religious Freedom Restoration Act claims will proliferate following the Supreme Court's recent ruling in favor of Conestoga Wood and Hobby Lobby, as dissenters warned, has yet to be seen. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140718/CPBJ01/307179998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140717/CPBJ01/140719802&source=RSS HHS introduces Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program The U. S. Department of Health Human Services has launched the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program, which will invest more than 100 million &#8220to help states in their efforts to improve health, improve care and decrease costs for their Medicaid beneficiaries. &#8221 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140717/CPBJ01/140719802&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140716/CPBJ01/140719809&source=RSS Good Samaritan selects team for 13M cancer center Good Samaritan Health System in Lebanon has selected an architect and construction manager for its 13 million Sechler Family Cancer Center, which was announced in May. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140716/CPBJ01/140719809&source=RSS