Thursday, June 28, 2012

MSHA CEO Worried About SCOTUS Obamacare Ruling
After Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding Obamacare, Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) CEO Dennis Vonderfecht held a press conference explaining how the ruling would affect local healthcare. Though Vonderfecht said he believes that expanding healthcare coverage to 32 million more Americans is a positive step, he is worried about the upcoming reimbursement cuts hospitals across the country will have to face. In the last year, MSHA has provided over $167 million dollars in uncompensated care to local patients, and Vonderfecht’s concern is that unless MSHA and other hospitals nationwide can reduce these uncompensated costs, they will not be able to function under the scheduled reimbursement cuts. (hra)

Monday, September 22, 2014

  • Man Accused of Assaulting Girlfriend, Mother in Johnson City
  • Man "Strong Arms" Purse from Woman in Johnson City
  • Authorities in Abingdon: Man Puts Gun to Adult Son's Head
  • Accused Killer in Johnson City Cleared by Grand Jury
  • Crack Addicted Doctor Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison
  • Elizabethton Man Charged With Abuse of 9-Year-Olds
  • Road work in the future for Elk Ave. in Elizabethton
  • Possible new use for historic Morristown College
  • Bristol, TN to purchase State Street building



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