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Reducing antipsych meds: 5 ways psychologists can help

Reducing antipsych meds: 5 ways psychologists can help

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With the mandate to reduce the use of antipsychotics, many facilities are looking for alternative methods to address the behaviors often associated with dementia. There are several good resources available for training staff, including your consulting psychologist. Here's how he or she can help:

Psychiatry company settles Medicare fraud allegations for $1 million

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A New York company that provided psychiatry services to nursing home residents with dementia has settled a whistleblower Medicare fraud case for $1 million.

Fraud-fighting efforts not much to brag about

Fraud-fighting efforts not much to brag about

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In what has become a frequent event, the Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services has just issued yet another report that crows about heroic fraud-fighting efforts.