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Hospice administrator pleads guilty in $9.5 million Medicaid fraud (subscription) ... Seniors' opinions often overlooked during ICU admissions ... Exercise reduces fall risk for men, not women, study finds

'Look back' time eased for final Medicare overpayment rule

'Look back' time eased for final Medicare overpayment rule

Providers are getting some relief from the final 60-day Medicare overpayment rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Thursday.

Massachusetts overhauling its nursing home oversight

Massachusetts officials unveiled a plan Wednesday for strengthening oversight of the state's nursing home industry, including surprise inspections and increased fines for problem facilities.

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If dog intelligence is in fact similar to ours, we may better be able to understand how factors such as smoking, drinking and recreational drugs impact longevity.

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Things I Think The high cost of Winning!

The high cost of Winning!

Guest columns How educational partnerships can benefit CCRCs

How educational partnerships can benefit CCRCs

Guest columns What providers need to know about joint bundles

What providers need to know about joint bundles

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What the smell really is

What the smell really is

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Optimizing Outcomes With Oral Antiplatelet Therapies

Optimizing Outcomes With Oral Antiplatelet Therapies

A review of current guidelines and emerging data on selecting oral antiplatelet therapies, including the optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy in selected patients.

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