Conduent Inc. of Florham Park, New Jersey, agreed this week to pay $236 million to settle charges that it rubber-stamped applications for dental work in Texas. The company said the activity happened under previous owners.
A push to curb hospital construction in Indiana by bringing back the review process appears doomed for this legislative session, but the issue of rising health care costs could be headed to a summer study committee.
A hearing on the bill will look into whether the Indiana Department of Environmental Management has enough power to regulate massive farms where animals are confined. Health and environmental experts say the state needs more regulatory power.