Arizona Gov. Brewer vetoes hospital price transparency bill; Idaho providers sue over tax exemption;

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> Arizona Gov. Brewer vetoes a hospital price transparency bill that would have required online posting and price lists available on site. Article

> Two Idaho providers have sued the Idaho Tax Commission, claiming they are tax-exempt and don't owe the state $400,000. Article

Provider News

> An average of 11.6 percent of nonprofit hospital expenses go toward community benefits, a look at Schedule H tax forms by Ernst & Young shows, up from 11.3 percent in the previous year's tax returns. Article

> Hospitals in Boston put their mass casualty response plans into action following the double explosion near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday. Article

Health IT News

> The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT receives a big financial boost in the Obama administration's proposed fiscal 2014 budget, unveiled as part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services overall budget request. Article

And Finally... Busy ER nurse can't get hospital parking ticket dismissed. Article

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