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Regulators to investigate Advocate data breach

HHS and the Illinois attorney general announce that they will investigate Advocate Medical Group’s four million patient data breach, the second largest in HHS history.

July 2012: EHR Incentive Program

CMS releases the latest EHR Incentive Program results in which 4,051 hospitals have been paid to date, which accounts for 80 percent of eligible hospitals. Payments have reached $15.8 billion since the start of the program.

Carl Icahn Increases Nuance Stake, May Seek Board Seat

Carl Icahn increases his stake in Nuance to 16.9 and reports that he may seek to put a representative on the company’s board of directors.

Despite backlogs, VA disability claims processors get bonuses

An investigative report calls out the VA for issuing $5.5 million in bonuses to its employees in 2011 for "excellent" performances despite a 155 percent increase in the disability claims backlog. Two-thirds of the VA’s claims processors took home bonuses that year.

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