3, 2015 – – A needle-exchange plan in Washington, D.C., has prevented hundreds of new HIV attacks, a fresh study suggests. The scheduled program for injection drug users was launched in 2007, and it prevented around 120 new cases of HIV infection and saved about $44 million in HIV treatment costs within two years, the researchers said. The findings were published online Sept. 3 in the journal Behavior and Helps. ‘Our study adds to the evidence that needle-exchange programs not only work, but are cost-effective investments in the battle against HIV,’ Monica Ruiz, of George Washington University in Washington, D.C., said in a university information release.I am therefore proud and humbled by the outpouring of support our workers show to these households, said Paul Schaller, president of ABC Financial. Their stories of great reduction hit a lot of us close to home. You can easily see why this cause was so vital that you our corporate family. Based on the suit, many hospitals have confronted rulings by the auditors that care provided and billed on an inpatient basis must have been performed in an outpatient setting. Hospitals are then forced to come back the money paid for the services. Bloomberg: American Hospital Association Sues U.S. More than Medicare The American Medical center Association sued the U.S. Government for allegedly refusing to pay for hundreds of millions of dollars of medically necessary care as required under the Medicare Act.