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Dialysis clinics to settle lawsuit

DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc., a national chain of kidney dialysis clinics, has agreed to pay more than $400 million to resolve kickback allegations, the U.S. Justice Department said.

DaVita Healthcare ordered to pay $350 million

DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc., one of the leading providers of dialysis services in the United States, has agreed to pay $350 million to resolve claims that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks to induce the referral of patients to its dialysis clinics, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. DaVita is headquartered in Denver… Continue Reading DaVita Healthcare ordered to ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:___Oct. 21The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi, on easing Ebola fear:It's been said quite a bit, but undoubtedly it's not been said enough:...

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One of the many promised benefits of expanded Medicaid coverage, according to advocates of the Affordable Care Act, was a reduction in emergency room visits. Seeking treatment in the emergency room is typically far more costly than visiting a primary care doctor for treatment.

Enterovirus Now in 40 States, Paralysis Investigated

Enterovirus is now in 40 states and the District of Columbia. In Colorado, health officials are investigating cases of muscle weakness in children who have the virus.

Viewpoints: Hospitals helped by Medicaid expansion; why GOP candidates back OTC contraceptives

Now the Department of Health and Human Services has issued a report showing that ... thanks to the Affordable Care Act, hospitals across the country will save $5.7 billion in uncompensated care costs in 2014.

7.2M enrolled in Obamacare

Julia Fein said that, for her, “Obamacare has been amazing.”

Texas and Florida did expand Medicaid - for kids

Dr. Marie-Denise Gervais gets ready to examine Amos LeClerc at a clinic in a Miami high school. With Florida's medicaid privatization program in its first month, insurers are focusing on children and teens.

Administration Says Hospitals Will Save $5.7B from Unpaid Bills Due to Health Law

Hospitals are projected to save $5.7 billion this year as previously uninsured patients gain coverage through the 2010 health care law, the Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday.

HHS: Obamacare will save hospitals $5.7B in unpaid bills

Hospitals are projected to save $5.7 billion this year as previously uninsured patients gain coverage through the 2010 health care law, the Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. States that have expanded their Medicaid programs will s...


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