Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:

1)  The Pitfalls of Applying for Medicare
Wall Street Journal, January 26, 2014

2)  Survey reports ObamaCare to have little effect on hiring by Employers
Bloomberg, January 27, 2014

3)  Emergency Rooms Continue to Overuse Antibiotics
HealthDay, January 24, 2014

4)  Illinois Hospice Owner Charged with Fraud
Associated Press, January 27, 2014

5)  Medicare Strike Force Sets Record for Healthcare Fraud Prosecutions
Dept. of Justice, January 27, 2014

6)  Elder Abuse is Broad and Widespread.  Seniors Have no Protection
Healthline News, January 27, 2014

7)  Patient Recruiter Guilty of $13 Million of Healthcare Fraud
Department of Justice, January 28, 2014

8)  Kentucky Hospital Pays $16.5 Million for Unnecessary Cardiac Procedures
Department of Justice, January 28, 2014

9)  7 Ohio Oncologists Pay $2.6 Million for Importing Illegal Cancer Drugs
Cleveland.com, January 29, 2014

10)  Michigan DMC and McLaren Ordered to Mediation Over Karmanos Merger
Crains, January 31, 2014

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