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> Senate Finance Committee leaders told CMS this week that they are concerned about the impact of proposed reductions in Medicare reimbursement for hospitals during 2008 and 2009. Article

> A Kaiser Family Foundation poll has found that healthcare is top domestic issue the public wants presidential candidates to address. Executive summary (.pdf)

> The U.S. Department of Justice has sued a group of five St. Louis-area nursing homes over claims that neglected residents and falsely billed Medicare and Medicaid. Article

> The University of Kansas Medical Center has set plans to spend almost $800 million over the next 10 years to transform itself into a major research institution. Article

> An Indian physician could face sanctions and criminal charges for letting his son perform a C-section. Article

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