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Power Breakfast panel debates health care reform

As health care legislation
continues to wend its way through Congress, Indianapolis-area industry leaders still harbor strong
opinions about the issue. Five industry insiders discussed how to improve the health care system during
IBJ’s Power Breakfast Sept. 25 at the Westin Indianapolis.

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Health reform could swamp doctors

Health reform that would cover millions of uninsured Americans would theoretically send a flood of new
patients to physicians. Yet in Indiana and nationwide, there’s already a shortage of doctors.

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Indiana hospitals settle Medicare lawsuit

Six hospital systems, including three in Indiana, have agreed to pay the federal government $8.3 million to settle a whistleblower
lawsuit alleging the hospitals deliberately overcharged Medicare for routine back surgeries.

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St. Francis resumes work on $265M project

With its financial performance exceeding expectations, St. Francis Hospital & Health Centers will resume construction on a $265 million, 221-bed patient tower at its Indianapolis campus, the hospital system announced Thursday.

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Lilly pays $224,000 to area doctors

It’s no secret that Eli Lilly and Co. is the biggest private employer in the Indianapolis area. But
Lilly also supplemented the incomes of a few dozen local doctors — to the tune of more than $224,000 in just the first
quarter.

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