Regional News: MIDWEST

August 2011
Modern Healthcare;8/8/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 32, p18
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This section offers U.S. Midwest healthcare news briefs as of August 8, 2011. A report from Missouri Hospital Association, Jefferson City claims that the state may have a shortage of rural primary-care providers in the years ahead. CVS Caremark retail healthcare division MinuteClinic announced it will team up with the Henry Ford Health System that serves metropolitan Detroit, Michigan. Federal authorities have charged 26 people in alleged 58 million U.S. dollar fraudulent billings in Michigan.


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