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Federal Debt Deal’s Implications for ASCs

On Tuesday, August 9, 2011, President Barack Obama signed the Budget Control Act of 2011, which increased the amount of the US debt ceiling, imposed spending cuts and set up

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US MD Administrative Costs 4 Times Higher Than in Ontario

American physicians spend almost 4 times as much in money and staff time on administrative costs as physicians under the single-payer system in Ontario, Canada, a study published online in Health Affairs has found.

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Say “I Do” To Survive Colon Cancer

Walking down the aisle may help you beat colon cancer, new research suggests. An analysis of patient records showed that married individuals have a 14 percent reduced risk of dying

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Medical Societies Seek Medicare e-Prescribing Changes

In its proposed rule making changes to the Medicare electronic prescribing incentive program, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is not giving physicians enough time to understand and comply

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