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While hospitals may say new patient engagement and consumer-friendly strategies are a priority, only 8 percent were applying such practices successfully according to a report from Kaufmann, Hall & Associates.

Minnetonka, Minnesota-based Medica has reached a deal with Mayo Clinic to acquire its Mayo Clinic Health Solutions division, also known as MMSI, for an undisclosed sum.

60 percent of Americans believe it’s the government’s responsibility to provide universal health coverage, representing a major shift in opinion since 2013, according to an analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

In a first for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it stripped a hospital’s nonprofit tax status over failing to meet charity care requirements which went into effect, though the unnamed hospital also claimed it didn’t want or need tax-exempt status.

CMS confirmed Tuesday it will cancel two mandatory bundled payment programs and scale back another—and not all hospitals are happy about it.