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IntellaTriage Acquires NurseLine

Hospice News

Established in 2008, IntellaTriage provides after-hours nurse triage services for a range of health care providers, including hospice and home health providers, hospitals, physician groups, health plans and specialty practices. IntellaTriage has acquired NurseLine, a national provider of hospice and home health triage services.

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Appellate Ruling in Care Alternatives FCA Case May Set New Precedent

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The case has been meanerding through federal district and appellate courts since 2008. The litigation first arose in 2008 when four former employees of Care Alternatives filed a qui tam complaint alleging that the New Jersey-based company billed Medicare for hospice services when patients were not eligible to receive them.

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How Palliative Care Can Benefit Heart Failure Patients

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million in 2008. Hospitalization rates have also been rising, according to the study. Hospitalizations due to heart failure reached nearly 1.3 million in 2018, up from slightly less than 1.1 Readmission rates saw similar trends.

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Hospice of Northwest Ohio Buys ProMedica’s Ebeid Hospice Residence Operations

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ProMedica’s Ebeid Hospice Residence is a 12-bed inpatient facility that opened in 2008, attached to ProMedica’s Flower Hospital campus. ProMedica’s Ebeid Hospice Residence is a 12-bed inpatient facility that opened in 2008, attached to ProMedica’s Flower Hospital campus. Terms of the transaction, expected to close on or before Oct.

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Community Hospice & Palliative Care Pediatric Program Doubles Nursing Workforce as Census Grows

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The pediatric program’s current average daily census hovers around 240 patients, a climb from roughly 55 patients in 2008, according to Danielle Eaves, child life and therapeutic recreation specialist for the Community PedsCare program.

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Choice Health at Home Acquires Lumicare Hospice

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Established in 2008, Choice offers home health, hospice, private duty and skilled nursing rehabilitation services, operating in 60 locations across Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas. This aligns so well with the services and mindset of Lumicare,” Peay said. “I

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??Care Alternatives Returning to Court in FCA Case

Hospice News

The case has been winding through the courts since 2008. Care Alternatives’ documentation deficiencies were pervasive; Care Alternatives was aware of the gravity of its noncompliance; and Care Alternatives’ patients were potentially ineligible, as a medical matter, for hospice care.”

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