Survey: Most Docs Sued for Malpractice

More than half (55%) of physicians responding to a Medscape survey say they’ve been sued for malpractice at least once in their career, and many say that experience changed their attitudes toward their patients. The findings represent a 15% increase in malpractice...

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CHI’s operating loss widens to $585 million

Catholic Health Initiatives posted an operating loss of $585.2 million in its 2017 fiscal year ended June 30, though a big boost in investment income gave the hospital company a net surplus for the year. CHI, which is in the due diligence phase of affiliation talks...

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IRS Confirms ACA Mandate Penalties Still Effective

Overview The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Office of Chief Counsel has recently issued several information letters regarding the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual and employer mandate penalties. These letters clarify that: Employer shared responsibility...

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