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IPC Healthcare aligns with naviHealth

IPC Healthcare Inc. has entered into an alliance with naviHealth Inc., the companies announced Tuesday.

Practical advice on reducing antipsychotics

Practical advice on reducing antipsychotics

Two CMS tags —F-Tag 329, which addresses unnecessarily using antipsychotic drugs, and F-Tag 309, which addresses taking steps to reduce antipsychotic drug use — are used by nursing home surveyors to identify specific federal nursing home regulations in order to evaluate whether a nursing home is meeting quality of care, quality of life, safety, among other standards.

Pitts promoted at IPC Healthcare in Kansas City

Pitts promoted at IPC Healthcare in Kansas City

Olevia Pitts, M.D., SFHM, was recently promoted to executive director for IPC Healthcare Inc.'s Kansas City region.

Court: Provider must face federal upcoding charges

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A federal judge has ruled that a hospitalist company with thousands of post-acute care customers must face federal charges that it overbilled the Medicare and Medicaid programs millions of dollars.

A very tangled web

A very tangled web

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Medication management is as much art as science in a patient's final days, and that can present multifaceted caregiving challenges for hospice providers

Hospitalist firm charged

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A hospitalist company that works with thousands of facilities is facing federal charges that its clinicians routinely overbilled Medicare and Medicaid, authorities recently announced.

Hospitalist company with long-term care presence faces federal charges of upcoding

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A hospitalist company that works with thousands of post-acute care facilities is officially facing federal charges that its clinicians routinely overbilled Medicare and Medicaid, authorities announced Tuesday.