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Medicaid programs are taking pause to ensure their non-emergency medical transportation services are operating properly after one state agency was told to return nearly $400,000 for improper bills.
Investors want occupied beds and claim Emeritus isn't filling them fast enough to suit Wall Street, which has punished the company's new owner with declining share value.
Nursing homes should be allowed to serve alcohol to residents without having to pay excise taxes or permits, according to a group of Indiana seniors who want to gain an exemption from the state.
Weight gain linked to fracture risk in older women .... UC San Diego researchers: We can predict the spread of flu a week into the future ... Study looks at sex lives of those over 70
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The critical importance of weight management and smoking cessation in OSA treatment are emphasized, and the roles of other health behaviors, oral appliances, and pharmacologic and surgical treatments in OSA are addressed.