Mayo Clinic wants $500M from Minnesota for improvements; Hospitals sue for Medicaid underpayments;

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> Mayo Clinic requests as much as $500 million from Minnesota for improvements around construction sites. Article

> Two hospitals sue the District of Columbia for $24.7 million in Medicaid underpayments. Article

Provider News

> Unable to take advantage of a one-month delay to stave off Medicare sequestration cuts, providers saw an automatic 2 percent reduction in Medicare reimbursement begin Monday. The White House estimates the cuts could cost providers $11 billion in Medicare payments a year. Article

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> Physicians are increasingly willing to fight back against negative online reviews, filing lawsuits against patients and their family members who post them. Article

And finally... Contraband phone in prosthetic leg. Article