From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: Physician receives 2nd degree murder sentence for overprescribing pain medication: 6 key points | CMS finalizes changes to ACA marketplace: 6 things to know | 23 stats for orthopedic surgeons-compensation, net worth & more | 2 physicians charged for roles in $13.4M fraud scheme


March 2, 2016

1. Physician receives second-degree murder sentence for overprescribing pain medication: 6 key points  Full article

2. CMS finalizes changes to ACA marketplace: 6 things to know  Full article
3. 23 statistics for orthopedic surgeons - compensation, net worth & more  Full article     

5. The mix of business and politics in healthcare - Drs. David Rothbart, Anthony Yeung, William Watters and Stephen Hochschuler at the Becker's 14th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine, June 9-11 in Chicago. Click here to learn more and register.
6. Don't miss Becker's 7th Annual Meeting (April 27-30, Hyatt Regency, Chicago)! Click here to register today. 
7. 2 physicians charged for roles in $13.4M fraud scheme  Full article 

8. Bundled payments, consolidation & more: How OrthoVirginia is building a future-facing empire  Full article

9. 7 healthcare layoffs in February  Full article

10. Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Antonia Chen of Rothman Institute  Full article   
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20 Companies to Know
1. National Medical Billing Services:

2. GE Healthcare:
3. North American Partners in Anesthesia:
4. Medline Industries, Inc.:
5. Centinel Spine:
6. Cardinal Health:
7. HealthCare Appraisers, Inc.: 
8. In2itive:
9. Surgical Care Affiliates:
10. Pacira Pharmaceuticals: 
11. Collect RX:
12. Anesthesia Business Consultants:
13. MediGain:
14. Surgical Notes
15. Carl Zeiss Meditec:
16. Meridian Surgical Partners:

17. ASD Management:
18. Orthofix
19. AmkaiSolutions
20. Syncera

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