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Faces of Fraud: Home Health Care Agency Owners Convicted of Medicare Fraud in Detroit

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  By Valerie VanBooven RN BSN | July 31, 2015 Two home health care agency owners in the Detroit area were convicted for their roles in a $33 million Medicare fraud scheme. The announcement was made by Assistant Attorney General

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ARF Rates for Developmental Disabled Facilities Get an Increase Effective July 1, 2015

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Assembly Bill (AB) 1522, enacting the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families act of 2014, entitles employees who work on or after July 1, 2015, and who work 30 or more days within a year, to accrue sick leave at a rate

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BREAKING NEWS: MINIMUM WAGE BILL PASSES ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE

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                                            SB 3 MINIMUM WAGE ADJUSTMENT BILL PASSES OUT OF ASSEMBLY LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT COMMITTEE BY PARTY-LINE VOTE OF

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Assisted Living Waiver

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THE ASSISTED LIVING WAIVER (ALW) PROGRAM goals are to: • Make affordable housing with personal and health-related services available to seniors and individuals with disabilities • Maximize dignity, privacy, independence and autonomy • Provide an alternative to long-term care placement

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RCFE – Most Common Deficiencies in 2014

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Community Care Licensing Quality Assurance Advocacy and Technical Support Bureau published these findings in March 2015. Below are the top 10 deficiencies in 2014 for RCFEs in order of highest to lowest percentage of deficiencies cited during an Inspection visit:

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“Knock, knock!” “Who’s there?” “DEPARTMENT OF LABOR!”

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Did you know that the live in model for caregivers that has been used by most RCFE owners for the last 20 years is at risk? This traditional, tried and true formula is under attack and is being targeted by

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Restore funding for those with developmental disabilities: Editorial

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Posted: 03/20/15, 1:45 PM PDTBy  The Los Angeles News Group Editorial Board California’s community of individuals with developmental disabilities is in crisis, but few outside that community are aware of it. That needs to change, and fast, before things get

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Advocacy Without Borders: One Community – Accountability With Action

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CDCAN Disability-Senior Rights Report:  Mandatory “Uniform Holiday Schedule” & “Half-Day Billing Rule” For Many Regional Center Funded Community Site-Based Programs Serving People With Developmental Disabilities No Longer In Effect – Dept of Developmental Services Releases Letter To Regional Centers Today

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Prime Healthcare deal for 6 hospitals collapses; bankruptcy is an option

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Prime Healthcare founder Prem Reddy says that the company had been committed to buying the six Daughters of Charity hospitals, but that conditions imposed by state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris made the deal “untenable.” Above, Reddy, right, with Daughters executive

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Prime Healthcare founder defends decision not to buy 6 struggling Catholic hospitals

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St. Vincent Medical Center in downtown L.A. is among six hospitals that Prime Healthcare had sought to buy before backing out of the deal. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times) The founder of Prime Healthcare Services Inc. defended

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