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$1 billion Medicare fraud conspiracy alleged in Miami

$1 billion Medicare fraud conspiracy alleged in Miami

By Erica Teichert  |  July 22, 2016

The owner of more than 30 skilled-nursing and assisted-living facilities in the Miami area and two co-conspirators have been charged for their involvement in a $1 billion Medicare fraud and money laundering scheme.

Kindred wins bid to privatize Arkansas home health business

By Dave Barkholz  |  June 21, 2016

Kindred Healthcare has agreed to purchase Arkansas' home health operations in a privatization move that would put the company's facilities in 70 counties across the state, compared with the four it currently covers.

LifeCare CEO Phillip Douglas to retire

LifeCare CEO Phillip Douglas to retire

By Maria Castellucci  |  June 16, 2016

Phillip Douglas, chairman and CEO of LifeCare Holdings, will retire Aug. 1. He has led the Plano, Texas-based system since March 2011.

Long-term care costs continue to rise

By Associated Press  |  May 10, 2016

Long-term care grew more expensive again this year, with the cost of the priciest option, a private nursing home room, edging closer to $100,000 annually. Americans are paying more for other care options like home health aides and assisted living communities, while adult day care costs fell...

New federally led task forces to crack down on nursing home abuses

By Lisa Schencker  |  March 30, 2016

Federal, state and local authorities will collaborate in 10 new regional task forces across the country to toughen enforcement against nursing homes accused of providing grossly substandard care to patients and residents, the U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday.

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