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)  Abbott Labs Pays US $5.475 Million to Settle Claims that Abbott Paid Kickbacks to Physicians
US Justice, December 27, 2013

2)  Major Healthlaw Changes in 2014
McClatchyDC, December 30, 2013

3)  Dermatology Practice Pays $150,000 Fine for Lost Thumb Drive
HealthcareIT News, December 30, 2013

4)  ICD-10 Sea Change for Healthcare
NYTimes, December 29, 2013

5) Kalamazoo Stryker Buys California Surgical Business
Crains, January 1, 2014

6)  2 Million Gain Insurance Coverage Under Affordable Care Act
USA Today, January 2, 2014

7)  Virginia Hospital Notifies Patients of 4 yr long HIPAA Breach
HealthcareIT, January 2, 2014

8) Doctors Bring Whistleblower Lawsuit Against HMA for Illegal Kickbacks to Doctors
Charlotte Observer, January 3, 2014

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