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State slaps FL nursing home with $16,000 fine for resuscitating resident against his wishes

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Authorities in Florida have fined a nursing home $16,000 for reviving a resident with a do-not-resuscitate order, according to news reports.

Federal healthcare fraud initiative will vigorously scrutinize provider claims

Federal healthcare fraud initiative will vigorously scrutinize provider claims

A new federal fraud-fighting initiative will apply increased scrutiny to provider health claims submitted to both government and private payers, government officials announced Thursday.

End-of-life care documentation program yields care benefits for nursing home residents, study finds

Nursing home residents who fill out forms through a certain end-of-life care documentation program are more likely to receive the care they request than those with only a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order, according to a new study.