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)  Homecare Nurse Whistleblowers will receive $26 Million from $150 Million Settlement for Fraud
Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2014

2)  $2 Million in Fines for Healthcare Stolen Unencrypted Laptops
HealthcareIT News, April 23, 2014

3)  $5 Billion Paid to Ambulance Services from Medicare
Bloomberg, April 23, 2014

4)  New Michigan Ascension Leader, formerly from the DMC
Crains, April 25, 2014

5)  Oregon Abandons its Healthexchange and Will Use Federal Exchange
Washington Post, April 25, 2014

6)  10 Texans Charged with Medicaid and Medicare Fraud
Chron, April 28, 2014

7)  Doctors With Revoked Licenses still being Paid by Medicare
Bloomberg, April 28, 2014

8)  One Physician’s Frustration with Healthcare; Shared by Many
Wall Street Journal, April 29, 2014

9)  CMS Releases a Tool to look up Doctor’s Medicare Payments
Medscape, April 29, 2014

10)  35% of Michigan Hospitals Get an “A” from Leapfrog
Crains, April 30, 2014

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