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U.S. cracks down on companies moving overseas
By Associated Press | September 23, 2014
The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions, aiming to curb American companies from shifting their ownership abroad to shirk paying U.S. taxes.
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September 23, 2014
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Medicare gives first glimpse of ACO quality performance
By Melanie Evans | September 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The CMS for the first time publicly released individual performance data for Medicare accountable-care organizations on 33 measures of healthcare quality.
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Will Dr. Emanuel opt for death at 75? Maybe not
By Harris Meyer | September 22, 2014
Nobody has ever accused the famous Emanuel brothers—Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel of University of Pennsylvania, Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, or Hollywood agent Ari Emanuel—of humility. And no one who reads Dr. Emanuel's new essay in the Atlantic Monthly, “Why I Hope to Die at 75: An...
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Chorus calls on CMS to fix meaningful use program flaw, prevent penalties
By Joseph Conn | September 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Two members of Congress and the Medical Group Management Association are calling on the CMS to address a programming problem that threatens to saddle some physicians and other eligible professionals with Medicare payment penalties in 2015.
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New research again points to impact of climate change on public health
By Steven Ross Johnson | September 22, 2014
On the heels of large protests held in several cities Sunday that called for action against climate change, new research adds to the chorus of voices that argue the issue should raise concerns over its associated public health risks.
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Doc certification maintenance program important to patients: ABMS
By Andis Robeznieks | September 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The American Board of Medical Specialties wants physicians to know that it's working to make its Maintenance of Certification program as relevant and convenient as possible. But it also wants them to know the program is not going away and that the public wants and demands evidence that their doctor...
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