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  1. $33 Million Settlement over a False Claims Act Allegations Against...Read the original story

    Friday May 18 | SBWire

    The Whistleblower Institute announces that EmCare Inc and Physician's Alliance Ltd reached a $33 million settlement in a whistleblower lawsuit over receiving illegal inducements to refer patients to a hospital operator's facilities. Those who have a similar case or experienced a similar situation or any other wrongdoing within a corporation have certain options and should contact the Whistleblower Institute at or call: 619-452-1218.


  2. Housing authority agrees to MOU for development of new low-income housing in East RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | Rome News

    Mary Helen Heaner, Michael Taylor and Stewart Duggan review a Memorandum of Understanding between the Northwest Georgia Housing Authority and Rea Ventures for a new development in East Rome.


  3. Rutledge Part of $28.8 Million EmCare SettlementRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    Arkansas will receive thousands of dollars from Emergency Medical Services Corporation, EmCare, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates as part of a settlement following an action brought by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. The settlement reached between the United States, sixteen states including Arkansas and the company resolves allegations that EmCare conspired with Health Management Associates hospitals to submit claims to the Medicaid program for medically unnecessary inpatient procedures and allegations that EmCare received illegal payments from HMA in exchange for emergency room doctors recommending that Medicaid patients be unnecessarily admitted to facilities.


  4. Allison Graham and Tyson Ringle announce engagementCouple plan to marry in August. Today atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... on with a minor in business, and a master's of business administration in finance. He is employed with Mercy Health Partners in Toledo.


  5. Your Daily Pharma Scoop: Aimmune Data, Onconova Shares Get A Boost, G1 Therapeutics' Positive DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Seeking Alpha

    Today we will discuss Aimmune Therapeutics , which is up sharply after announcing detailed results from the pivotal phase 3 PALISADE trial evaluating its AR101 as a treatment for peanut allergy. Last month, the company had already announced positive top-line results from the PALISADE trial.


  6. Medical office building on Leighton faces foreclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Anniston Star

    The Williams Building, a medical office center on Leighton Avenue near Stringfellow Memorial Hospital, is the subject of foreclosure proceedings. The building was erected just a decade ago to house physicians' offices.


  7. Alfredo Hernandez Joins Michigan Department of Civil Rights as it's First Racial Equity OfficerRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | State of Michigan

    ... from Panama, he is a naturalized citizen, fluent in Spanish and worked as a medical interpreter for Mercy Health Partners. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights is charged with investigating and resolving discrimination complaints and works to ...


  8. Docs settle claims they admitted patients who didn't need hospitalization to central Pa. hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 |

    Lancaster-based Physician's Alliance Ldt. will pay $4 million to settle allegations its doctors accepted financial compensation for admitting patients to the former Lancaster Regional Medical Center and Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center in Lancaster County, the Charlotte Observer has reported.


  9. CHS Ceo Wayne Smith on ill-fated $7.6B deal: 'Based on a retro view of it, I wouldn't do the deal.'Read the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | Business Journal

    If Community Health Systems Inc. CEO Wayne Smith had a do-over, he wouldn't enter into the deal that has saddled the company with debt - sort of.


  10. Nashville health care company strikes $31 million settlement with DOJRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2017 | Business Journal

    Nashville-based Envision Healthcare has settled a case with the Department of Justice regarding its EmCare subsidiary.


  11. Two Physician Groups Pay Over $33 Million to Resolve Claims Involving HMA HospitalsRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Justice Department today announced settlements with two physician groups, EmCare Inc. and Physician's Alliance Ltd , for allegedly receiving illegal remuneration in exchange for patient referrals to hospitals owned by the now-defunct Health Management Associates . Dallas-based EmCare provides physicians to hospitals to staff their Emergency Departments .


  12. St. Pete City Council pushes Bayfront Health debate to the deadlineRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2017 | Business Journal

    The St. Petersburg City Council will vote next week on whether it will allow a foundation to sell its 20 percent stake in Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, giving full control of the hospital to the financially troubled public company that currently is the majority owner.


  13. Medicaid Forecast: Slower Enrollment Growth and Higher Spending...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | JD Supra

    On October 19, Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Management Associates hosted a joint briefing to release their 17th Annual 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for state fiscal years 2017 and 2018. The survey highlights information on a number of topics, including trends in Medicaid enrollment and spending growth, initiatives to address the opioid crisis, provider payment rates and taxes, pending/approved waiver changes pursued by the states, and Medicaid managed care trends.


  14. Dancing, running, performing surgery--as a heart aneurysm triedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Veterinarian Joy Lucas and one of her patients at Upstate Animal Medical Center in Saratoga Springs. Veterinarian Joy Lucas and one of her patients at Upstate Animal Medical Center in Saratoga Springs.


  15. Yes on Issue 2: 'Independent Experts' Who Trash-talked Issue 2 Were Paid Drug Industry Hired GunsRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    The big drug companies against lower drug prices illegally funneled and hid more than $400,000 in checks to a bevy of hired-gun so-called "independent experts" who used their public positions of trust to attack Issue 2, according to campaign finance reports that the drug industry was forced to finally make public last week. "These so-called 'independent experts' like former Medicaid directors John McCarthy, Mary Corcoran and Barbara Edwards were simply hired guns for the drug companies, and it is sad that they used their former public trust positions to purposely mislead Ohio voters.


  16. Architectural and Structural Precast Concrete Featured in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... OH Precast Producer & Precast Specialty Engineer: High Concrete Group, LLC (Denver, PA) Owner: Mercy Health Partners (Cincinnati, OH) Architect: Champlin Architecture (Cincinnati, OH) Engineer: THP Ltd. (Cincinnati, OH) Contractor: Turner ...


  17. 50-State Survey Finds Medicaid Enrollment Growth Slowing, with an...Read the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Medicaid enrollment growth slowed to 2.7 percent in state fiscal year 2017, down from 3.9 percent the prior year and far off the peak of 13.2 percent in 2015 that followed implementation of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion, according to a new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Findings of Kaiser's 17th annual 50-state survey of Medicaid directors across the country suggest the slowdown in enrollment growth may be attributable to the tapering of new ACA-related Medicaid enrollment, a stable economy, and states' processing of delayed eligibility redeterminations.


  18. 2017 Cybersecurity Awards Honor Agencies Keeping Up...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Government Technology

    ... innovator for his work in security for the network of health-care providers. And Ron Cherry, CISO for Mercy Health Partners, was awarded for growing his organization's cybersecurity program from two to 10 employees, as well as developing and ...


  19. Toledo museum looks long-term at apartmentsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    ... Levine said. Currently, that number stands at 39. The museum recently entered into a partnership with Mercy Health Partners to offer units to its rotating student doctors, said Tom Kroma, director of economic development for Mercy. Mr. Kroma said ...


  20. Getting to know: Steve Holman, Union Health CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Tribune-Star

    ... Ohio, where he served as president and central market leader of Jewish Hospital, a hospital within Mercy Health Partners, a division of Catholic Health Partners. Under his leadership, Jewish Hospital realized a $30 million financial turnaround, ...