Financial managers worried about patient collections; Sanofi-Aventis makes $2B bid for generic maker;

> A new survey suggests healthcare financial managers are worried about collecting money from patients even more than they are from insurance companies. FierceHealthFinance

> Drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis has made a $2 billion bid for a Czech generic drugmaker. FiercePharma

> At least eight women have died from shock complications of an acute Clostridial infection following use of Misoprostol for medical abortions. FiercePharma

> Maryland's governor has proposed a $1.1B biotech funding package to further boost the state's bioscience industry. FierceBiotech

And Finally... Hey, I have a fear of official letters too. Can I be excused from tax season this year? Article

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