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Readmission Penalty. Half of Nation’s Hospitals Fail To Escape Medicare’s Readmission Penalty. KHN.  

Nearly 500 Hospitals Pay United States More Than $250 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Related to Implantation of Cardiac Devices: DOJ Settlement News Releases. Oct. 30, 2015.   

Waldman P. Kentucky Hospital Settles Claims That Doctors Cracked Chests for Unneeded Heart Surgeries. Bloomberg Business. Jan, 29, 2014.
Kavanagh KT. UK Wrong to downplay loss of nursing honor. Lexington Herald Leader. Mar. 21, 2011.