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Also in the News for Thursday, March 8

Chicago home health owner sentenced to 18 months in cash-for-patients scheme … Landmark trial shows opioids have no pain-relieving advantage … Many Type 2 diabetics can relax their blood sugar control, doctors group says

Also in the News for Tuesday, Feb. 13

Psychiatrists, marketer pushed patients to home health company for kickbacks, feds say … More Wisconsin nursing homes closing due to low reimbursement, advocates say … Families of skilled nursing residents less satisfied with hospice than those with in-home service

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to hear case sparked by Omnicare deals

A recent $4 million legal settlement over kickbacks for anemia drug Aranesp is small change compared to other recent deals Omnicare has made with federal authorities. News of these payouts hasn’t escaped long-term care pharmacy investors, some of whom filed their own charges against the pharmacy provider, launching a case that is now set to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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