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(PRWEB) December 17, 2013
The Corporate Whistleblower Center says,There is little oversight for billing practices for procedures and treatments involving Medicare at many hospitals, or healthcare facilities in our opinion. Skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes can be cash cows for people who want to take advantage of the system. Because of this, opportunities for whistleblowers to come forward and be rewarded are very real, and we’d like to talk to anyone with well documented proof to call us anytime at 866-714-6466.
Penalties for Medicare fraudas well as the rewards for whistleblowerscan be astronomical. Recently, The Ensign Group, which operates skilled nursing facilities throughout the United States, agreed to pay $ 48 million to settle allegations that it submitted fraudulent claims to Medicare for services that were not medically necessary. According to the suit, from 1999 to 2011, allegedly six different skilled nursing facilities routinely submitted false claims to the government for services that included physical and speech therapy, even though they were not medically necessary for the patients. This was allegedly done to increase their Medicare reimbursement.
The two whistleblowers in this case will both receive a portion of the $ 48 million settlement.
Taking advantage of senior citizens and their conditions in order to bilk the government out of taxpayer dollars is not something that should be tolerated by anyone, says the Corporate Whistleblower Center. We are asking all insiders who have documented proof of ongoing Medicare fraud to contact us at 866-714-6466. We keep all calls confidential, and we will explain the whistleblower reward program and process to you, then help you get your case to the best whistleblower attorneys in the country. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com
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Time to become informed about affordable health care options (Guest View)
The amount of information in the media about upcoming changes in health insurance is expanding weekly. Since health insurance is a complex topic which many folks do not understand very well to begin with, the idea of changes creates some anxiety.
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Affordable Health Care Act Will Impact Businesses and Residents
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) – Recent changes in the Affordable Health Care Act have added even more confusion to the looming implementation of health care reform. Many are left wondering how the new laws will directly affect their pocketbooks. Like any …
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New Program Will Help County Residents get Affordable Health Insurance
These funds will help Sonoma Valley Community Health Center will hire two full time employees who will assist local residents with enrollment into affordable health insurance coverage. Santa Rosa Community Health Center will use the grant to hire four …
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Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 30, 2012
The National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) the leading national organization working to improve the lives of Hispanic older adults, their families, and caregivers has been working across states to raise awareness and empower Latino workers and older adults to advocate for leaves that pay laws at the local and state level. Leaves that pay policies are the best way to ensure that workers dont have to choose between their family and their job. Job security and steady wages are crucial for the Hispanic community as many workers are also caregivers and heads of households.
With the flu season underway, it is likely that workers without paid sick days are going to work ill. This creates a toll on the individuals health, but also makes possible the spread of the illness to those in the work or family environment. Similarly, there are also workers who do have leaves that pay, but dont use it when they are sick because they are unaware of the benefit.
The Leaves That Pay initiative is more than good public health policy, its common sense, said Dr. Yanira Cruz, NHCOA President and CEO. When workers can stay home to take care of themselves or a loved one while earning wages, both individuals and the health care system are better off in the long run. Leaves that pay enable workers to avoid spreading illnesses, and to manage minor health problems before they become serious or chronic.
That is why NHCOA has been working to raise awareness among Latino workers in California, which has leaves that pay laws in place. While these workers are the ones who need leaves that pay the most, they are the least likely to use it in the event of an illness. In fact, according to a 2011 study by Eileen Appelbaum and Ruth Milkman only 34% of Hispanic Californians were aware these laws existed. Likewise, NHCOA has been working with advocates in New York City to bring a leaves that pay bill, which was introduced more than a year ago, to vote in the City Council. As the initiative expands, NHCOA hopes to empower Latino communities in Southern Florida to advocate for a similar law, and to expand an existing worker disability law in New Jersey.
NHCOAs Leaves That Pays initiative is sponsored by the Ford Foundation. For more information, visit http://www.nhcoa.org.
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With the advent of accountable care organizations and health homes, there is an increased focus on care coordination. In these collaborative arrangements, there are challenges to coordinating care across institutional boundaries. Much is known about the challenges but there remain unsolved questions about how to address them. This panel convened experts from a variety of settings to review what is being done today, what we know needs to be done, and the things that we still need to figure out. Panelists: Susan Beane, MD — Vice President and Medical Director, Healthfirst Neil Calman, MD — President and Co-Founder, Institute for Urban Family Health; Chairman of Family Medicine and Community Health, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Alex Federman, MD — Division Chief of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Thomas Moore, MPA — Vice President for Care Coordination, Healthix www.DigitalHealthConference.com www.nyehealth.org
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Question by : what do u think about the 9/11 health care responders bill? Also why do most republicans opposed it?
What do u think about it? What are the good arguments between pros and cons of 9/11 health care bill? I’m not for both parties though but right-wing do seem to opposed it more than Democrats so why they opposed it?
How does the 9/11 health care bill affect the economy along with the war in Afghanistan/Iraq? So which one worse: spending on military aid or the economy? which one spends more?
Answer by TripleNickel14
Those people are hero’s they deserve support.
Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments!
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Denville, NJ (PRWEB) October 03, 2012
A month ago, the website called emrnews.com, created by private practice marketing expert and physical therapist himself, Nitin Chhoda, proudly provides practitioners with the information necessary to utilize the latest tools in their own practice. There are many benefits of electronic medical records which practitioners tend to overlook. The goal of this website is to inform all practitioners of the advantages in using EMR to simplify the daily tasks in the office.
As stated on the website, “In order to draw more clients to use EMR, software developers are continuously learning and updating to provide just what clinics and clinicians need from a complete electronic system.”
Electronic medical records have been shown to increase efficiency and accuracy in record keeping for all health care offices. However, many practitioners have a tendency to overlook the advantages of this type of system. The website intends to educate practitioners on how an electronic medical record (EMR) system can greatly improve their business.
Electronic medical records (EMR) have been shown to increase the efficiency of all areas of the health care field. This system is an advantage to both the practitioner and the patient. By ensuring that the records are correct, current, and available with the click of a button, everyone can be confident on the accuracy of the records. Medical billing personnel also found out that the system is allowing them the advantage of ensuring the billing is proper and correct.
Nitin Chhoda states, “We are proud to offer users informative and accurate information to assist in their decision making process.”
Chhodas office can be reached by phone at 201-535-4475. For more information, visit the website at http://www.emrnews.com.
ABOUT NITIN CHHODA
Nitin Chhoda PT, DPT is a licensed physical therapist, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and an entrepreneur. He is the author of “Physical Therapy Marketing For The New Economy” and Marketing for Physical Therapy Clinics and is a prolific speaker, writer and creator of products and systems to streamline medical billing and coding, electronic medical records, health care practice management and marketing to increase referrals. He has been featured in numerous industry magazines, major radio and broadcast media, and is the founder of Referral Ignition training systems and the annual Private Practice Summit. Chhoda speaks extensively throughout the U.S., Canada and Asia. He is also the creator of the Therapy Newsletter and Clinical Contact, both web-based services to help private practices improve communication with patients, delivery better quality of care and boost patient retention.
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