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14 Mar 2014, 11:20 pm by Jon Gelman
Some may have moved, or changed their minds about treatment, but the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization said its surveys show that hospices, not patients, initiate a great majority of discharges.In other words, patients are getting bounced as corporate bottom lines have come to matter more. [read post]
13 Jul 2013, 1:30 am by Thaddeus Mason Pope, J.D., Ph.D.
Kirk, PhD Ethics Consultant, VNSNY Hospice & Palliative Care Randi Erin Seigel, JD, VP of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, Visiting Nurse Service of New York Moral Reflection and Deliberation in Interdisciplinary Care Teams: Identifying and Addressing Moral Distress at the Team LevelTerry Altilio, LCSW, Social Work Coordinator, Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center Nessa… [read post]
23 Jul 2014, 4:09 am by Walton Law Firm
Hospice care is an important concern for those of us who have elderly loved ones who may require long-term treatment or palliative care. [read post]
31 Oct 2017, 1:50 pm by myadmin
The Justice Department announced the resolution of a False Claims Act lawsuit with a $75 million settlement by Chemed Corporation and various wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Vitas Hospice Services. [read post]
20 Jan 2015, 3:38 am
In this video, Farron Cousins, a guest host of Ring of Fire Radio, describes how the corporations came into the hospice business turning it into a full for profit venture with an incentive to cut costs and minimize the amount of care to maximize profit. [read post]
15 Jan 2015, 12:18 pm by Ben Vernia
Attorney’s press release:Serenity Hospice Care, LLC of Dublin, Georgia, along with an affiliate corporation, has agreed to pay the United States a total of $581,504.46 to settle allegations that it submitted or caused the submission of false claims to the Medicare program for certain patients who were not eligible for hospice under Medicare regulations. [read post]
29 Oct 2017, 6:42 pm
Chemed Corporation and various wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Vitas Hospice Services LLC and Vitas Healthcare Corporation, have agreed to pay $75 million to resolve a government lawsuit alleging that defendants violated the False Claims Act (FCA) by submitting false claims for hospice services to Medicare. [read post]
7 Dec 2014, 10:07 pm by Ben Vernia
Attorney’s press release: Serenity Hospice Care, LLC of Dublin, Georgia, along with an affiliate corporation, has agreed to pay the United States a total of $581,504.46 to settle allegations that it submitted or caused the submission of false claims to the Medicare program for certain patients who were not eligible for hospice under Medicare regulations. [read post]
14 Nov 2017, 12:31 pm by Jeffrey A. Newman
Chemed has paid the U.S. government $75 million to settle lawsuits claiming the hospice care provider submitted false claims to Medicare. [read post]
2 May 2013, 8:36 pm by Ben Vernia
According to DOJ’s press release: The United States has filed suit against Chemed Corporation and various wholly owned hospice subsidiaries, including Vitas Hospice Services LLC and Vitas Healthcare Corporation, alleging false Medicare billings for hospice services, the Justice Department announced today. [read post]
2 Dec 2013, 2:44 pm by Page Pate
  Additionally, HOTCI allegedly hired nurses who were not properly trained for hospice care, limited the involvement of doctor’s in determining whether patients were considered terminal, and kept patients in care longer than they were eligible for the benefit. [read post]
27 Dec 2013, 10:18 am
Healthier patients are more profitable because they require fewer visits and stay enrolled longer.So... the way we're supposed to see that the greedy corporations aren't bilking us all is for more people in their care to kick off? [read post]
20 Mar 2013, 5:41 am by Ben Vernia
Patients admitted to a hospice stop receiving care to cure their illnesses and instead receive medical care focused on providing them with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a terminal illness. [read post]
5 Nov 2013, 10:53 pm by Ben Vernia
DOJ also announced that the hospice had taken on a Corporate Integrity Agreement, and that its former CEO had agreed to a 3-year exclusion: As part of this settlement, HOTCI has agreed to enter into a Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services that provides for procedures and reviews to be put in place to promptly detect and prevent future conduct similar to that which gave rise to the settlement. [read post]
28 Nov 2014, 8:30 am by Greene LLP
Hospice is therefore designed to provide patients with palliative care (care designed to relieve pain, symptoms, or stress of terminal illness) instead of curative care (care designed to cure an illness or condition). [read post]
23 Oct 2014, 1:58 pm
Britt, CPA, J.D. | Austin Business Lawyer | Texas Corporate And Health Law Attorney. [read post]