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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
FL suspends doctor in fake Viagra scheme
A Deerfield Beach doctor has been suspended for his role helping a company peddle imitation Viagra to men who didn't...
Medicare fraud nets 20-year prison sentence for Miami physician
A Miami-Dade doctor convicted of pocketing more than $1 million for writing phony prescriptions for unnecessary HIV...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
US alters rule on paying for end-of-life planning
The Obama administration, reversing course, will revise a Medicare regulation to delete references to end-of-life...
House Republicans schedule vote on healthcare repeal for next week
House Republicans plan to fulfill a campaign promise and hold a vote next week on repealing the healthcare reform...
State blames CHOC in wrong-site surgery
<p><advertisement>A state investigation into a wrong-site surgery by Children's Hospital of Orange...
The downside of requiring young doctors to get more sleep
This Slate article considers the unintended consequences of trying to improve safety by limiting resident work hours...
Stanford to limit drug maker financing
Stanford University is expected to announce that it will severely restrict industry financing of doctors' continuing...

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