Medicare pays $92M in incentives; Texas provider gets sweet financing deal;

> Medicare paid out $92 million in incentives under its new quality data reporting initiative last year, up from only $36 million two years ago, according to a new federal report. FierceHealthFinance

> Wonder whether anyone received funding on reasonable terms during the height of the financial crisis last year? San Antonio, Texas-based skilled nursing facility operator Legend Healthcare pulled the trick off--and here's how. FierceHealthFinance

> While hospital leaders have many other issues to consider, addressing physician preferences for key equipment is a day-to-day concern that can't be forgotten. In this piece, Hospital Impact contributor John Cunningham talks about how to manage the process. Blog

> The U.S. Army is piloting a telehealth program, dubbed Mobile Care (mCare), to monitor seriously wounded veterans via cell phones, an effort designed to increase the vets' contact with case managers and perhaps ease their recovery. FierceMobileHealthcare

And Finally... Toddlers are smarter than they look, but this one seems like a particularly brave boy. Good job, Jeremiha! Article

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