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  • 4Q14 Provider M&A Deals by Region

    Once again, the Southeast and Midwest led the nation in acquisitions (map based on data from Modern Healthcare)

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    • 26 - 30 Deals
    • 21 - 25 Deals
    • 16 - 20 Deals
    • 11 - 15 Deals
    • 6 - 10 Deals
    • 0 - 5 Deals

Fact of the Week

According to the White House, the proportion of adults lacking insurance has dropped from 20.3 percent to 13.2 percent since the first open enrollment period began in October 2013.

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