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Blue Sky Hospice Medical Director Convicted of $2.8M Hospice Fraud

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Since March 2007, the program has resulted in criminal charges against more than 5,400 defendants who collectively committed $27 billion in health care fraud. Schmale from the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Fraud Section. The post Blue Sky Hospice Medical Director Convicted of $2.8M Hospice Fraud appeared first on Hospice News.

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VNHS Leveraging Tech to Optimize Hospice Patient Experience

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For example, VNHS implemented its remote patient monitoring program in 2007. The company has pioneered a number of technologies that are becoming increasingly common in the post-acute space. More recently it has dipped its toes into the realm of predictive analytics. “We

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VITAS Appoints Three New Executives; Chemed CFO to Retire

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In August 2007, he was promoted to executive vice president of Chemed, while retaining his CFO position. “It Chemed’s board named Williams the parent company’s vice president and CFO in March 2004.

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MA Beneficiaries More Likely than Fee-for-Service Patients to Enter Hospice from Community Setting

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Since 2007, MA enrollment has risen 337%, a recent study in Health Affairs found. As of 2023, nearly 31.5 million beneficiaries receive coverage from Medicare Advantage plans, according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) data released this week. This is close to half of all Medicare beneficiaries.

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Bristol Hospice Appoints Alex Mauricio as New CEO

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Last year, Troy Backus became Bristol’s VP of mergers and acquisitions last October, after serving as the company’s vice president of business development since 2007. We’re putting a lot of emphasis and resources into our people.” A major acquirer, Bristol has completed close to 20 deals since Webster purchased the company in 2017.

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Figure 1 The restorative clinical supervision model (Wallbank 2007) The Restorative Clinical Supervision model by Wallbank (2007) (figure 1) demonstrates our need to firstly address any anxiety within our work to allow us to identify learning and development needs, which then creates space for creative thinking.

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Providers Work to Solve Palliative Care’s Biggest Growing Pains

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Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice launched its palliative care service line in 2007, mainly providing these services in hospital-based settings. It was showing hospitals and others in health care that our specialists can help manage symptoms earlier in a serious disease. But it takes time to get to that productivity level.”

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