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

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A federal jury has convicted Dr. John Thropay, a hospice medical director, on charges of health care fraud in a $2.8 Thropay was the medical director of several hospice companies, including Blue Sky Hospice, based in Van Nuys, California. The former medical director will be sentenced on May 28.

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Longleaf Medical Director: Hospice Care Needs a ‘Revolution’ 

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A revolution is needed in hospice care, complete with a new mindset, updated care models and redesigned payment systems, Dr Monisha Pujari, medical director for Longleaf Hospice, told Hospice News. The post Longleaf Medical Director: Hospice Care Needs a ‘Revolution’ appeared first on Hospice News.

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Agape Care Names New Palliative Medical Director; Silverado Taps New Sales VP

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Agape Care Names New Palliative Medical Director Agape Care Group, a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners has appointed Kari Bradford, a doctor of nursing practice, as its new palliative medical director. We are confident Ms. Morris will make a seamless transition into the permanent role.”

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Hospice Medical Director Receives 50-Month Prison Sentence for $150M Fraud

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A federal judge has sentenced Jesus Virlar-Cadena, formerly a medical director for the Texas-based hospice company Merida Group, to 50 months in prison for his role in a $152 million scheme. The Texas Medical Board suspended his medical license in 2019, when he pleaded guilty to the fraud charges. “In

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Enhabit Appoints General Counsel; The Denver Hospice Gets New Medical Director

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The Denver Hospice Appoints New Medical Director. The Denver Hospice recently tapped Dr. Robert Howe as its new medical director following the retirement of Dr. Shirlee Turner after 11 years of service at the company. Hiranandani earned his medical degree from St.

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Medical Director Dr. Lauren Templeton: How Engaged Hospice Physicians Can Drive Quality, Compliance

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Templeton now is a hospice physician consultant at Weatherbee Resources as well as medical director for Texas-based Hendrick Hospice Care. In both of these aspects of her work, she has become focused on physician engagement in the hospice space and the ways providers can maximine the value of their medical staff and partners.

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Voices: ??Dr. Khai Nguyen, National Medical Director, Geriatrician, CHAP

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In this Voices interview, Hospice News sits down with Dr. Khai Nguyen , National Medical Director, Geriatrician for CHAP, to talk about the age-friendly care movement. It has also helped me serve our partners in this space as a National Medical Director for CHAP. This article is sponsored by CHAP. The post Voices: ??Dr.