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MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS: MANAGED IT: NEW LAWS AFFECTING THE MEDICAL INDUSTRY AND THEIR DATA

Part 1 of 5 in a seriesLet’s face it, health care reform is going to come to the US because without it our economy will be crippled, and the cost of healthcare will amount to 50% of the federal budget within the next 50 years. Part of the reason for the growing cost of health care, just slightly ahead of the cost associated with treating an uninsured patient, is the practice of defensive medicine. Roughly 20 to 50 percent of the medical tests that make up the bill, paid or …