New Hope Beats For Heart Patients And Hospitals

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The number of heart valve surgeries has risen more than 50 percent since 2012, demonstrating the hospital industry’s record of finding new ways to fill beds and increase revenue even as advances in health and technology shrink demand for inpatient care. Still, patient risk and cost concerns persist.

5 Challenges Facing Medicaid At 50

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The federal-state health care program covers nearly half of all births, one-third of children across the country and two-thirds of people in nursing homes.