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Nursing home operators to face trial over kickback scheme

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Two nursing home operators are set to stand trial to face whistleblower allegations that Omnicare Inc. paid them kickbacks during its purchase of Total Pharmacy.

Court upholds Immediate Jeopardy citations for nursing home in AL pressure sore case

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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.

Court says employer not burdened by contraception mandate

Court says employer not burdened by contraception mandate

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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.

Assisted living operators caught in $63 million mental health billing scam

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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.

Court: Medicare hospice provider cap calculated improperly

Court: Medicare hospice provider cap calculated improperly

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.

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