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)  Home healthcare owner pleads guilty to $22 million in Medicare fraud
Crains, October 8, 2014

2)  DMC outsourcing housekeeping services
Crains, October 8, 2014

3)  Medicare Part B Premium will stay the same for 2015
AP, October 9, 2014

4)  NIH spends $32 million dollars to study biomedical “big data”
MedCity, October 9, 2014

5)  Massachusetts passes first law on making health pricing public
Kaiser News, October 9, 2014

6)  Kindred Health buys Gentiva for $719 million – largest long term acute care/rehabilitation/home health/hospice provider in U.S.
AP, October 9, 2014

7)  HHS says open enrollment for ObamaCare will go much smoother
Washington Times, October 9, 2014

8)  Coverage gap continues for residents of states without Medicaid expansion
St. Louis Post, October 9, 2014

9)  Congressional report shows EHRs slow to “talk” to one another
Health Information Technology, October 2014

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