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The court finds that $400 million was paid into the reduction fund.

The court finds that $400 million was paid into the reduction fund.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 In Sherwin-Williams Co. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London, et al., the Eighth District Court of Appeals for Ohio, reversed the lower court’s decision, finding that money paid by the insured to a reduction fund constituted “damages” because that indefinite term was used in policyholder’s insurance policies. 2022-Ohio-3031, ¶ 1. Sherwin-Williams …

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Property tax proposed to fund mental health care in King County

Property tax proposed to fund mental health care in King County

The Mental Health Project is a Seattle Times initiative focused on coverage of mental and behavioral health issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on the economic mobility of children and families. The Seattle Times maintains editorial control over the work produced by this team. King County and Seattle-area officials plan …

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32BJ Health Fund Conference Tackles Runaway Hospital Pricing

32BJ Health Fund Conference Tackles Runaway Hospital Pricing

Sponsored Content The 32BJ Health Fund held its fall conference Thursday to address the challenges of rising hospital prices and highlighted data-driven solutions endorsed by lawmakers and national policy experts. The event, titled “Hospital Awards: Policy and Practice,” included keynote speakers Kyle Bragg, President of the 32BJ SEIU Union, Cora Opsahl, Director of the 32BJ …

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Concord Health Partners Eyes Behavioral Health After $150M Fund Closes

Concord Health Partners Eyes Behavioral Health After $150M Fund Closes

The behavioral health market could see another active investor bring private equity into the space. Concord Health Partners, based in Summit, New Jersey, announced on Monday the final closing of a $150 million fund focused on growth-stage companies that have innovative technologies or improve access to care, improve the quality or reduce costs. The fund …

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Cost and rate cuts won't prevent Medicare hospital trust fund insolvency

Cost and rate cuts won’t prevent Medicare hospital trust fund insolvency

Photo: krisanapong detraphiphat/Getty Images The Medicare program, which provides health insurance coverage to 64 million elderly and disabled Americans, faces severe short- and long-term financial pressures. Reducing costs and tariffs has been proposed as a way to mitigate this, but these measures alone will not be enough to ensure the solvency of the programme’s hospital …

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The global fight against HIV calls for a strengthened Global Fund

The global fight against HIV calls for a strengthened Global Fund

The moans are what I remember the most. Several times an hour, anguished cries echoed through the open-air corridors of the referral hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, causing us to cut short our clinical rounds as we mourned the loss of another young life to HIV. Providing clinical care without access to HIV drugs in 1999 …

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