Idaho clinic loses Medicaid provider status; Medicare doesn't count some returning discharged patients;

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> An Idaho clinic has lost its Medicaid provider status and must refund $439,000 in overpayments and pay a $110,000 civil penalty. Article

> New research finds Medicare doesn't count some discharged patients who come back to the emergency room but aren't admitted. Article

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> When it comes to promoting quality care, U.S. hospital leaders have room for improvement. Board chairs of U.S. hospitals not only have less training and expertise in quality of care but also devote less of their time to such issues than their English counterparts. Article

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> Teens, no doubt, are attached to their phones and love consuming electronic media--and a new study shows electronic media-based health interventions can actually promote health behavior change among youth populations. Article

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