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:

ObamaCare is at the Door:  Hospitals, physicians and healthcare insurers are gearing up their operations and outreach efforts for an estimated 1.2 million uninsured people in Michigan who will be eligible for either private insurance or Medicaid benefits next year.
Crains Detroit Business, October 13, 2013

Wright & Filippis and Binson’s Diversify After Losing Medicare Competitive Bid
Crains Detroit Business, October 13, 2013

The Job Engine Sputters as Hospitals Cut Staff
USA Today, October 13, 2013

Federal Healthexchange is Plagued by Problems
NY Times, October 14, 2013

Why healthcare.gov Has So Many Glitches
CNN, October 15, 2013

Texas Doctor Bills $1.4 Fraudulent Claims including billing for dead patients
Bloomberg, October 15, 2013

Fougera Pharmaceuticals resolves civil Medicaid fraud drug pricing investigation for $10 Million
Texas Attorney General, October 15, 2013

5.2 Million Adults Will Fall into ObamaCare Healthcare Coverage Gap Next Year due to States non-expansion of Medicaid
Kaiser Health News, October 16, 2013

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