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Community Health Systems data hack hits 4.5 million

Chinese hackers hit the for-profit operator of 206 hospitals for the identities of 4.5 million patients.

Apax seeks $3 billion sale of healthcare IT firm TriZetto : sources

The private equity firm is rumored to be seeking a buyer for revenue cycle vendor TriZetto in the $3 billion range after taking the company private for $1.4 billion in 2008.

White House won’t reveal documents related to ObamaCare website security

CMS and the White House refuse to turn over documents related to the security capabilities of Healthcare.gov, citing HIPAA concerns.

A Medicare scam that just kept rolling

Medicare paid $8.2 billion for power scooters, many of them for patients who had no medical need for them.

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  1. Re: Medicare fraud on electric scooters. Is there anyone who didn’t see this coming? I’ve been furious for years at those commercials on TV that guarantee Medicare will pay for your scooter. Sheesh!







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