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Hilton North closure to cost 46 employees their jobs

Community Health Network Foundation is closing the hotel in December to create room for more hospital development.
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Obamacare benefiting both hospitals and insurers—for now

Early third-quarter numbers suggest that Obamacare, combined with the lingering effects of the Great Recession, is giving an unusual lift to both hospitals and insurers.
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Thousands affected by Medicaid eligibility change

A change in how eligibility for Medicaid is determined could save Indiana $26 million this fiscal year by pushing thousands of residents off coverage but providing first-time benefits to even more at lower costs.
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State settles with drug maker over Medicaid fraud charges

The Indiana attorney general’s office has recovered more than $181,000 for the state Medicaid program by joining with other states and the federal government in a fraud settlement.
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Eli Lilly to sell Puerto Rico manufacturing facility

The Indianapolis company said it is closing its Guayama facility because the patents on some of the drugs made there have expired.
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Health clinic operator plans HQ expansion, 203 new jobs

Activate Healthcare LLC, an Indianapolis-based workplace health clinic operator, plans to expand its local operations, adding as many as 203 employees over the next nine years, state economic development officials announced Friday morning.
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Hospital market shares shift

Community Health Network claimed 23.1 percent of the central Indiana market inpatient market last year, up from 21.5 percent the year before, while Indiana University Health saw its share of the inpatient market decline from 28.8 percent in 2012 to 27.8 percent last year.
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Hospitals in quest to shrink emergency room visits

Hospitals around the state have been trying to cut emergency room visits—and Obamacare was supposed to help. But the results have been mixed, according to some local hospitals.
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Pence names Adams Indiana's health commissioner

Gov. Mike Pence has named Indianapolis anesthesiologist Dr. Jerome Adams to be commissioner of the Indiana State Department of Health.
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Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for most part-timers

Starting Jan. 1, Wal-Mart will no longer offer health insurance to employees who work less than an average of 30 hours a week. The move, which would affect 30,000 employees, follows similar decisions by Target, Home Depot and others.
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