Community Health Paying $98m To Settle Us Claims Of Improper Billing Of Hospital Stays | Fox Business

Community Health Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $98 million to settle federal claims of improper billing by the hospital company. The Justice Department and Community Health announced the settlement Monday. The government alleges that the company admitted patients to the hospital when it wasn’t medically necessary and then billed Medicare, Medicaid and the military’s Tricare program for those inpatient services. The government says Community Health should have billed for less costly outpatient or observation cases. The amount the company is paying includes $892,500 to Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas for their portions of Medicaid claims.
Source: http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2014/08/04/community-health-paying-8m-to-settle-us-claims-improper-billing-hospital-stays/

Noteworthy ETF Outflows: IWV, CSCO, blog QCOM, WMT – NASDAQ.com

(Symbol: QCOM) is up about 0.8%, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Symbol: WMT) is lower by about 0.2%. The chart below shows the one year price performance of IWV, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, IWV’s low point in its 52 week range is $97.53 per share, with $118.98 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $114.79. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average . Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”.
Source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/noteworthy-etf-outflows-iwv-csco-qcom-wmt-cm376425

BB&T Corp.’s Series D Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock Ex-Dividend Reminder – Forbes

The remainder of the bonds are mostly in U.S. and international corporate bonds, mostly rated A or BBB by rating agencies that operate independently from S&P Capital IQ. The modest duration and relatively elevated credit quality of the holdings helps contribute to the positively low risk considerations seen by S&P Capital, said S&P Capital IQ in the note. Investors poured $8 million into BSV. Year-to-date, the ETF has added $577.3 million in new assets.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/simple-short-term-bond-etf-133028951.html

Fidelity’s Quick ETF Ascent – Yahoo Finance

On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 5.96%, which compares to an average yield of 5.74% in the Financial preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . Click here to learn which S.A.F.E. dividend stocks also have preferred shares that should be on your radar screen As of last close, BBT.PRD was trading at a 1.84% discount to its liquidation preference amount. Investors should keep in mind that the shares are not cumulative, meaning that in the event of a missed payment, the company does not have to pay the balance of missed dividends to preferred shareholders before resuming a common dividend.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dividendchannel/2014/08/04/bbt-corp-s-series-d-non-cumulative-perpetual-preferred-stock-ex-dividend-reminder-3/

A Simple Short-Term Bond ETF – Yahoo Finance

Please enter a valid phone number. Please enter your Phone Number. Send Thanks! A link has been sent. Done Fidelitys Quick ETF Ascent By ETFtrends.com 4 hours ago 0 shares Content preferences Done For years, mutual fund giant Fidelity was a non-factor in the expansion of the exchange traded funds industry. While rivals such as BlackRock ( BLK ), Vanguard and its Boston neighbor State Street ( STT ) each amassed hundreds of billions in ETF assets under management, Fidelity stuck with just one ETF: The Fidelity NASDAQ Composite Index Tracking Stock ETF.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/fidelity-quick-etf-ascent-153031524.html

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