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) Physical Therapy Growth Due to Affordable Care Act
Crains, January 13, 2014

2)  Use of Medical Scribes Increasing Throughout US
NY Times, January 12, 2014

3)  New Federal Rule Allows Medicaid to be used for In-Home and Assisted Living Care
Federal Register, January 16, 2014

4)  Preexisting Condition Program will continue until March 31
The Hill, January 14, 2014

5)  Medicare will release individual doctor pay in March
Medscape, January 14, 2014

6)  Telemedicine keeping seniors out of nursing homes
CNBC, January 14, 2014

7)  Healthcare Fraud Cases Hit High Last Year
AP, January 15, 2014

8)  Bare Bones Health Plans Continue After Affordable Care Act
Wall Street Journal, January 16, 2014

9)  Kansas Doctor Pleads Guilty to Illegally Dispensing Pain Drugs
US Attorney, January 16, 2014

10)  Ambulance Operator Pleads Guilty to Healthcare Fraud for Medically Unnecessary Transports
US Attorney, January 15, 2014

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