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Revisions to three healthcare fraud and abuse rules, including one that would increase the Office of Inspector General's ability to impose civil monetary penalties, are expected to be finalized by spring 2016, according to a new federal report.
A lawsuit against a Virginia nursing home over a resident's leg amputation will be heard by a jury in early 2016.
A mother and son have been arrested for allegedly operating an unlicensed nursing home out of their central Indiana duplex.
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The improper payment rate for skilled nursing facilities increased to 11.04% in 2015 largely due to insufficient documentation, a new report has shown.
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If we've learned anything about the general mindset of those who exercise power in the District of Columbia, it's this: When in doubt, point the finger.”
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