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Miami HeraldThe U.S. Department of Justice has sued the hospice company founded by Florida Senate President Don Gaetz, accusing the company of engaging in Medicare fraud for more than 11 years, including during the time Gaetz was vice chairman. The lawsuit, filed...
Tags: Medicare, Justice System, Fraud, Florida Legislature, Don Gaetz
Winston-Salem Journal, N.C.Many community organizations and nonprofit groups these days are lucky to put out a new cookbook every 20 years. Perhaps fewer people cook at home, or those who do are just busier than ever. Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care doesn't have any...
A man with no risk factors for prostate cancer can go his whole life without ever taking a PSA test, according to the American Urological Assn. In a new clinical guideline unveiled Friday, the urologists said that only men between the ages of 55 and...
Forrest Samuel "Sam" Rogers, local businessman of Morganton, N.C., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Born in 1924 in East Jordan, Mich., he was the son of the late Maggie and Samuel Rogers. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Grant...
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Jean Lucille Szoke passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on April 25, 2013. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She is survived by son, Bob (Sally), daughter, Marian Childress (Bud), grandson, Mike (Michelle),...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is suing Chemed Corp and its hospice subsidiaries, including the biggest U.S. for-profit hospice chain, alleging false billings for Medicare hospice services. The government said on Thursday...
Jack William DeWildt passed away peacefully April 29, 2013, at the age of 92. He was born Oct. 26, 1920, to his parents, Peter and Ethel DeWildt. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Natalie Kloosterman and Donald DeWildt. He will be lovingly...
Tags: American Red Cross
James R. Hay, 73, Jennerstown, died peacefully April 29, 2013, at Palliative Care Unit, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, after a five-year struggle with multiple health issues. Born July 29, 1939, in Johnstown, son of Arnold G. Sr. and Marguerite...
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Daily American Staff Writer @PeteBosakA Windber-area man and longtime Paint Township police officer died Thursday evening from injuries he sustained in an all-terrain vehicle accident while off duty more than a week ago. William S. Gephart died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday in the palliative care...
Tags: Accidental Death
Reuters* Healthcare access lagging, treatment costs rising * Both structural, short-term reforms needed By Asher Levine SAO PAULO, April 26 (Reuters) - Latin America's growing prosperity is fueling a cancer epidemic that threatens to overwhelm the region...
As my colleague Melissa Healy noted Thursday, a British medical journal recently invited doctors who specialize in end-of-life care to debate whether patients should be told that they're terminally ill. Two London-based palliative care doctors argued in...
A majority of Americans support the idea of allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with the help of their doctors. For instance, 55% of people questioned for the NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll last year said they were in favor of...
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