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Hospital chief urges more cost oversight

Wants increased monitoring by state regulators

By Liz Kowalczyk
Globe Staff / March 20, 2010

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State regulators should more closely oversee hospital costs, including setting prices, limiting new programs that make money for hospitals but drive up overall costs, and even sitting in on contract negotiations with insurers, Paul Levy, chief executive of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, said yesterday. (Full article: 495 words)

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