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Continuum Signs Off on LICH/SUNY Downstate Merger

As we noted here last July, discussions have been underway concerning a transfer of management of Long Island College Hospital from Continuum Health Partners to SUNY Downstate Medical Center. This now appears closer to fruition. The Brooklyn Paper: Long Island College Hospital’s financial malaise is about to run its course, thanks to an agreement that […]

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Times Headlines Insurer’s Battle with LICH, other Hospitals

The contract dispute between UnitedHealthcare, the health insurance giant that controls the popular Oxford Health Plans, and Continuum Health Partners, the hospital consortium that controls Long Island College Hospital, is the subject of a front page article in today’s Times: The New York Times: A front in the national health care battle has opened in […]

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Court to Insurers: Don’t Dump LICH Docs

As reported by NY1, a state court today issued an order temporarily restraining UnitedHealthcare, a major health insurance group that controls the popular Oxford Health Plans, from terminating coverage for services provided by doctors affiliated with hospitals in the Continuum Health Partners consortium, which includes Long Island College Hospital. As we previously reported, Continuum’s contract […]

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LICH, UnitedHealthcare in Contract Standoff

Continuum Health Partners, the hospital consortium that includes Long Island College Hospital, and UnitedHealthcare, a major underwriter of health insurance plans, including Oxford, failed to renew their contract by the January 1 deadline. Crain’s New York Business: A big Manhattan hospital system and one of the country’s largest insurers have failed to come to terms […]

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