CDC issues Ebola-testing guidelines; Penn State College of Medicine researchers recommended updated Internet guidelines for searching patients;

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> New Jersey hospitals provided nearly $2.8 billion in "community benefits" in 2013, which included charity care services for the uninsured, scholarships for healthcare professionals and community projects such as literacy programs and local safety partnerships, according to a new report released Monday. Report (pdf)

> The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that Ebola testing should only be done on individuals who have established signs or symptoms of Ebola and who have an "epidemiological risk" of having been being exposed to the virus in the last 21 days. Guidelines

> Penn State College of Medicine researchers contend that professional medical societies must update or amend their Internet guidelines to address when it is ethical to "Google" a patient. Article

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> How much money should the CEO and other top executives at a modest healthcare system in a city of 250,000 receive? A Kentucky court may decide. Article

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> Risk corridors, created under the Affordable Care Act, were intended to protect health carriers from potential losses as the program got off the ground, primarily from the adverse selection of new enrollees. But they may not shield insurers as originally intended. Article

And Finally… Boston cries Uncle. Article

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