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2013-10-28 20:24:47

ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General granted final regulatory approval to California-based Prime Healthcare Services today for the acquisition of Landmark Medical Center and Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island. The decision by the Attorney General today concludes the regulatory process as the Department of Health had issued their approval of the acquisition last Friday. "An enormous amount of dedication and commitment from...

2013-10-09 16:23:45

ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services is pleased to announce that it has contracted with Health Net of California for 14 of its hospitals. Effective as of September 1, 2013, Health Net members will be able to receive care at in-network benefit levels from Alvarado Hospital Medical Center in San Diego, Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood, Chino Valley Medical Center in Chino, Desert Valley Hospital in Victorville, Encino Hospital Medical...

2013-09-16 23:26:37

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is strongly encouraging cardiologists or hospital insiders who can provide proof of fraud related to Medicare over billing to contact them immediately at 866-714-6466 for information about possible rewards. The group says, "Some on the worst cases of Medicare fraud we have ever seen involve cardiologists, and unnecessary cardiac procedures that not only cost the taxpayers, in some instances they also cost a patient their life....

2013-09-12 23:30:12

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is strongly encouraging hospice workers, or insiders who can provide proof of million dollar Medicare fraud to contact them at 866-714-6466 for information about possible reward programs. The group is especially interested in employees who can prove a hospice organization, a skilled nursing facility, or a nursing home is billing Medicare for procedures never performed. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The Corporate...

2013-09-03 23:28:36

The Corporate Whistleblower Center believes Medicare fraud at skilled nursing facilities is a gigantic national problem. The group is strongly encouraging employees at skilled nursing facilities who can prove substantial Medicare fraud, or over billing to contact at 866-714-6466 them for information about possible rewards, provided the wrongdoing is over a million dollars, because these types of whistleblowers really do get rewarded. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB)...

2013-09-03 08:28:46

$4.2 billion is the amount recovered as a result of joint efforts to address health care fraud, in 2012. Is this a sign of better coordination among authorities, or does it reflect an increase in criminality? Is Obamacare a blessing in disguise? Or will it make matter worse? DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Last year, a record breaking numbers of false Medicare billings occurred in the history of the strike force program. A total number of 107 people, including doctors and...

2013-08-20 23:28:07

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging hospital insiders, or physicians to call them at 866-714-6466, if they have proof a hospital is involved in over billing Medicare, the over billing involves over a million dollars, and the potential whistleblower has substantial proof, because there really can be substantial rewards for people, who possess this type of information. The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "Just to illustrate our point, on July 26th 2013, Dubuis Health...

2013-06-20 23:23:32

What if Andrew Wakefield was right? New film being produced by Jeff Hays and directed by Bobby Sheehan “Bought” Asks & Answers this Question and Uncovers the Hidden Facts about Vaccinations (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Jeff Hays today announced that principal photography has begun on the new documentary film — Bought. A new crowd funding campaign at indiegogo.com has an early trailer. Bought is a film dedicated to uncovering, exposing and highlighting the facts all...

2013-06-11 16:25:52

ONTARIO, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The well publicized federal investigation conducted by the Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") has reached a settlement agreement with Shasta Regional Medical Center ("SRMC"). Shasta Regional Medical Center, a subsidiary of Prime Healthcare, announced today that the resolution pertains to an alleged violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA"). In reaching the agreement, SRMC admitted to no wrongdoing pertaining...

2013-05-16 12:31:14

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a coalition of community - and hospital-based home healthcare agencies dedicated to developing innovative reforms to improve the program integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - Chairman Billy Tauzin (R-LA) and Senator John Breaux (D-LA) made the following statement: "Yesterday's announcement that the Medicare Fraud Strike Force has charged...