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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...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
AZ high court won’t halt Medicaid cuts
Without explanation, the Arizona Supreme Court on Friday declined to stop proposed Medicaid cuts from taking effect...
MedPAC urges closer look at costs for MRIs, CT scans
A 17-member independent advisory group has urged Congress to get tough on doctors who order too many diagnostic...
Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
Study says thousands get unneeded heart devices
Doctors are implanting high-tech heart defibrillators in thousands of people who probably do not need them, a new...
2 million Medicare beneficiaries aren't getting discounted drugs
More than 2 million Medicare beneficiaries have failed to sign up for a program that could save them thousands of...
Moffitt Cancer Center discovers patient consent was falsified for study
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on Wednesday revealed that it is investigating whether hundreds of patient signatures...
Limited training among some cosmetic surgery doctors worries FL officials
A Tampa doctor accused of allowing unlicensed assistants to perform liposuction should have his license suspended for a...
States fail to report disciplined caregivers to federal database
Hundreds of state agencies nationwide have never told the federal government about health professionals they...