1. Humana reaches $2.5M settlement over alleged pay discrimination against 753 women Full story

2. 92% of physicians say prior authorization negatively impacts patient outcomes: 5 things to know Full story

3. CHS seeks to terminate spinoff agreements amid feud with Quorum Full story

4. Learn how real-time data reduces readmissions and improves patient care Learn more

5. Excited to add Dr. Josh Luke and Dr. Jennifer Dyer as speakers, as well as the panels "Nursing Bullying - Ideas to Improve the Workplace" and "Your Top 3 Health IT Priorities Right Now: The Best Health IT Purchase We've Made in the Last Year," to the agenda at Becker's Health IT + Clinical Leadership conference in May. Register here.

For exhibiting and sponsor opportunities, e-mail Jessica Cole at jcole@beckershealthcare.com.

6. Medicare to cover genomic testing for advanced cancer patients Full story

7. 7 things to know about the $1.3T federal spending bill Full story

8. UnitedHealth puts Envision's ED billing policies in its crosshairs: 5 things to know Full story

9. Efficient communication improves patient throughput Download the white paper

10. Georgia governor will 'take whatever steps necessary' to quell Piedmont, BCBS dispute Full story

11. FTC asks for more information on Optum's takeover of DaVita Full story

12. Woman receives $12k bill after 2-hour ER visit for bee sting Full story

13. White paper: Sharing clinical images to help improve image access, costs, and patient care

14. 8 health systems with strong finances Full story

15. Why healthcare companies are turning to pharma execs for leadership: 3 notes Full story