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Subject: 2 surgeons indicted in $950M kickback scheme | UnitedHealth could strike deal for Tenet's Conifer business | Patient billed for CT scan required after Wash. hospital's medical mistake | Anthem denied 12K ER claims in second half 2017, but paid most of them anyway
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July 19, 2018

1. 2 surgeons indicted in $950M kickback scheme in California 
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2. UnitedHealth explores acquisition of Tenet's Conifer business  
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3. Anthem denied 12K ER claims in second half 2017, but paid most of them anyway  Full story

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6. 63 financial benchmarks for hospital executives   Full story

7. 10 of the biggest developments in health IT so far in 2018 
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8. Do your patients have the tools they need to manage medical bills? Download this white paper to learn how to improve the patient financial experience.

9. CHS to divest 2 Arkansas hospitals   Full story

10. RCM tip of the day: Train registrars on insurance billing details 
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11. Former HHS leaders: Stark and anti-kickback laws 'harm the very patients they are supposed to protect'  Full story

12. Systemization of supply chain streamlines processes, standardizes supplies and improves service -- learn how in this Mercy Health white paper.

13. This week's 5 must-reads for hospital RCM leaders  Full story

14. Patient billed for CT scan required after hospital's medical mistake   Full story

15. Stakeholders want CMS to use analytics to stop fraudulent payments  Full story

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