Recently, the State of New Jersey, Office of the Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs (“DCA”) has issued a “SCAM ALERT” with the following, warning all licensed professionals that: “Individuals impersonating New Jersey Division... Read More
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The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) recently established the Elder Justice Initiative (“EJI”), which directs Government efforts to combat elder abuse, neglect, and financial fraud. The EJI seeks to address several schemes affecting older... Read More
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Last month, a Joint Stipulation of Dismissal was filed on behalf of a home health service provider and its affiliated entities settling a qui tam action for violations of the Federal False Claims Act ( “FCA”).  The defendants submitted claims... Read More
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The pandemic exposed, among other things, some of the shortcomings facing long-term care facilities. Being well-aware of the persistent issues long-term care facilities have with resources, the federal government nevertheless pushed for... Read More
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Palliative care is specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness, such as cancer or heart failure. Patients may receive medical care aimed at providing relief from their symptoms and improving their quality of life, while also... Read More
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