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Legislation will now go to Senate floor for full debate.
Advocacy groups applaud passage of bill that would permanently repeal and replace SGR.
Legislation may go to cloture vote this weekend. Read the details.
The numbers are in on the Senate's version of reform. Also read about the wide-ranging impact that the legislation would have.
A medico-legal entry from DOTmed Business News.
The state's AG cracks down in two separate suits.
A medico-legal update from the pages of DOTmed Business News.
A medico-legal update on the CDC rule.
Agency recommends no routine screening for women 40-49, no self-examination. Read the details.
Awards will support research into mental disorders, treatment and prevention.
Report examines costs and challenges in obtaining care.
Teleradiology firm RSI accused of submitting reports never reviewed by radiologists.
Losses top two billion this year, but patent case victory allows for Adiana system to move to market.
Congressional Democrats celebratory; Senate Republicans disappointed over Bill passage.
Policies forcing vaccination or masking held off for arbitration.
HHS announces Recovery Act funds for state ASC surveys.
Close vote on historic health reform measure; President Obama praises work of the House.
Read details on the critical announcement from Medicare.
Federal agencies have been making vital efforts through task force investigations, enforcement.
Strengthening privacy rules for patients in an era of health IT.
Organizations applaud cost and service-saving measures.
H.R. 3962 estimated to cost $894 billion, reduce budget deficit by $104 billion.
Company accused of promoting unauthorized mixture of OP-1 and Calstrux for invasive surgeries.
Letter critical of industry medical loss ratio information.
Enforcement is scheduled to begin June 2010.
Overhaul legislation features insurance reform, exchanges, public option.
Democrats and Republicans go head to head over option and opt-out issue.
New nonprofit will develop independent database for consumer reimbursement.
Legislation would eliminate Medicaid exclusion of hearing aids.
The new legislation will include an opt-out for states on public insurance option.
The medico-legal beat from DOTmed Business News.
Senate vote denies cloture on Medicare Physician Fairness Act.
Act would prohibit price-fixing, bid-rigging in the health insurance industry.
Digital pathology will do for that science what PACS is doing for radiology.
Patients had received high levels of radiation during CT scan, suit says.
Guidelines provided on medicines that can be safely flushed.
DOTmed interviews HIMSS on new privacy rule and security rule administration and enforcement.
Research will investigate side effects of popular procedure.
Witnesses say legislation is needed to remedy price-fixing, bid-rigging, and other anti-competitive problems.
Bill would provide for domestic low-enriched uranium production.
Updates on contact information, quality control testing, experience requirements.
Senate Finance Committee bill prompts support and detractors.
HHS investigation arm to review payment appropriateness, expenses, billing patterns and enrollment standards. Read a handy compendium of OIG projects.
MRA application useful for managing CHD, CMS says.