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Molina buys small New York Medicaid plan, executing on its strategy

Dive Brief: Molina has completed an acquisition of certain assets of YourCare Health Plan, mainly a Medicaid managed care plan that covers about 47,000 members in New York. It’s a smaller deal, but it more than doubles Molina’s footprint in one of the largest Medicaid managed care markets in the country. The market share leaders… Read More »

AHA News: COVID-19 Pandemic Brings New Concerns About Excessive Drinking

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Unwinding with a glass of wine or a “quarantini” might seem like a good way to cope with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. But for some people, too much alcohol is making the ongoing health crisis worse. “There are data to indicate people are drinking… Read More »

All UC Schools of Medicine to interview applicants virtually – University of California

The deans of University of California Health’s six medical schools announced today (June 30) that all medical school, residency and fellowship interviews for the 2020-2021 academic year will be held in a virtual format. The decision creates a consistent approach of no in-person interviews so that all applicants who advance to the interview stage have… Read More »

Quorum Health to emerge from bankruptcy next month

Dive Brief: For-profit hospital operator Quorum Health received approval of its plan to recapitalize the business Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Quorum expects to emerge from bankruptcy in early July, according to regulatory filings. The system filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy April 7 to address current liquidity needs while continuing… Read More »

Watch Jennifer Hudson Belt ‘Respect’ in First Trailer for Aretha Franklin Biopic

The trailer for the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect, had its debut on Sunday night at the BET Awards. The trailer starts off with Jennifer Hudson—in a shimmering gold dress—belting out the song Aretha made iconic: “Respect.” The word is lit up behind her in giant letters. Do you have the chills yet? You should.… Read More »