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A resolution has been reached in a "groundbreaking" antitrust lawsuit that will prevent pharmaceutical companies from impeding access to low-cost, generic Alzheimer's drugs, the New York State Attorney General announced last week.
The owners of a New York nursing home company have pleaded guilty to charges that they covered up resident abuse and neglect.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is seeking input on a section of its two-midnight policy that would cut inpatient payments to hospitals, after a judge ruled the cuts need to be better justified.
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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.
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For one Kentucky nursing home resident, this Thanksgiving's family gathering was far from ordinary. It was a first-ever.”
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