US Hospital Companies Under Microscope as Costs Targeted

August 2012
MondayMorning;8/13/2012, Vol. 20 Issue 32, p1
The article informs about the scrutiny of medical billing practices and medical treatment requirements in the U.S. hospitals by the country's federal government. It states that heart procedures used by the U.S. based non-profit hospital HCA Holdings Inc. will also undergo an investigation by the U.S. federal authorities for determining its necessity. It reports that the U.S. government is planning to introduce fraud-fighting resources into several regions including Florida and Houston, Texas.


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