Former CFO files federal whistleblower lawsuit against hospital board; Company fined for placing discriminatory help wanted ad;

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> Two leading U.S. doctors urged Congress this week to provide additional funding to stop the spread of the Zika virus, according to NBC News. Article

> Haley Green, the former CFO of Calhoun Liberty Hospital in Blountstown, Florida, has filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit against the hospital's board, claiming it did nothing to stop the former CEO from harassing and threatening her, Becker's Hospital Review reports. Article

> The New York State Attorney General's office has announced that Interim Healthcare, the company responsible for placing a help wanted ad that stated "No Haitians need apply," must pay a fine of more than $100,000 and develop anti-discriminatory policies to prevent a similar incident, The New York Carib News reports. Article

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> Hospitals and doctors that cared for thousands of patients who were covered by the now-failed co-op health plans may get stiffed on what they are still owed, the Daily Caller reported. Article

> Spending on drugs rose by a significant amount in 2014, and the federal government is warning that ongoing price growth in that area could put significant strains on patients' finances. Article

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