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)  Insurance fee imposed on big businesses helps fund ObamaCare
NPR, May 22, 2014

2)  Medicare pays Texas doctors despite previous healthcare fraud and unusual billings
Dallas News, May 24, 2014

3)  Healthcare coalition urges revamping of EHR program
The Hill, May 23, 2014

4)  Controversial painkiller, Zohydro – risks and benefits being weighed
WSJ, May 26, 2014

5)  IRS may fine employers that give employees money to buy insurance rather than directly providing health insurance coverage Daily Caller, May 27, 2014

6)  Unions and Employers dispute paying for costs associated with the Affordable Care Act
WSJ, May 26, 2014

7)  New York to create medical record database
Crain’s, May 27, 2014

8)  Do physicians benefit from working for hospitals?
The Atlantic, May 27, 2014

9)  Medicare paid $6.7 billion dollars in 2010 for improperly coded or insufficiently documented claims
USA Today, May 29, 2014

10)  King’s Daughters Medical Center pay $40.9 million for falsely billing Medicaid/Medicare for unnecessary heart procedures
The Courier Journal, May 28, 2014

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