Health care news from around the web: April 30 – May 4, 2018

Written on May 01, 2018

Robust health care M&A activity to continue through 2018
Health care mergers and acquisitions saw a banner year in 2017, despite economic and political uncertainty. Analysts believe that lower corporate taxes will continue to lure foreign investors into the $3.3 trillion U.S. health care sector.

IRS gives taxpayers relief from erroneous HSA contributions
Under Rev. Proc. 2018-27, taxpayers will be allowed to treat $6,900 as the annual limitation instead of the $6,850 limitation announced in Rev. Proc. 2018-18.

Health care execs and investors have a love-hate relationship with Amazon
The health care industry is equal parts skeptical and excited when it comes to Amazon. That's the takeaway from a new survey of more than 300 industry executives, policymakers and investors conducted by prominent health-tech venture capital firm Venrock.

Practices upping health care c-suite bonuses for value-based care
Health care C-suite bonuses and total compensation grew in 2017 as group practices tried to achieve value-based care outcomes, an AMGA survey showed.

Tech Corner - The best ways to automatically back up the photos on your smartphone
The best camera is the one you have with you, and most of the time that’s going to be your smartphone. You probably capture lots of important moments with your phone, so you also need to make sure you’re keeping those moments backed up.

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