ALSO NOTED: MD faces prison, $1.2M Medicare fraud penalty; Colorado approves mental health parity law; and much more...

> A Lakeland, FL dermatologist has been sentenced to six years in prison--and slapped with more than $1.2 million in fines--for committing Medicare fraud. Article

> Colorado's governor has signed a bill adding a number of mental health conditions to the the list of diseases the state's health plans must cover. Article

>  The attorney whose drug-resistant TB case has made international headlines speaks out. He may now sue the federal government over being forcibly quarantined. Article and Article

> Though state funding once existed to reimburse them, doctors treating uninsured patients in the New Orleans area aren't getting paid these days. Article

And Finally...  We've made a lot of progress over the last 100 years. Blog