An Alabama nursing home that did not properly handle a resident with pressure sores on her feet is on the hook for Immediate Jeopardy fines of nearly $135,000, a federal appeals court recently affirmed.
A federal trial court has declined to grant an injunction in a case over the Affordable Care Act's "contraceptive mandate," finding against companies that said the requirement goes against their religious beliefs.
A pair of Miami-area assisted living facility owners are the latest to be caught in an alleged $63 billion Medicare and Medicaid billing scam, federal authorities say. Ivon Perez and Raymond Rivero admitted their guilt separately in agreements filed late last week with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
The federal Medicare hospice provider cap is calculated in a way that is "arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, and unlawful," a federal court recently ruled.