DOJ alleges Mayo Clinic submitted false claims to Medicare; Orthodox Jewish woman wins $40K settlement from NYC;

> An Orthodox Jewish woman won a $40,000 settlement from New York City after Color-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility on Roosevelt Island offered then rescinded a job to her after learning she could not work from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday, because she observed Shabbat, the New York Jewish Week reports. Article

> The U.S. Department of Justice alleges that the Mayo Clinic submitted false claims to Medicare for years for lab tests it never performed, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Article

> A new study published this week in the American Journal of Managed Care and sponsored by CVS Caremark contends that when it comes to medication adherence, patients tend to listen to nurses and pharmacists at retail stores more than anyone else. Press release

> Tenet Healthcare called Community Health System's push to nominate directors to run its merger target as something intended to help advance its "inadequate and opportunistic" $6-per-share proposal to buy Tenet, The Tennessean reports. Article

> Deborah Hospital Foundation's board has named Joseph Chirichella its president and CEO, effective Jan. 1, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Article

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