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Iowa Dental Chain Settles Federal Whistleblower Lawsuit

An Iowa dental office chain has settled a whistleblower lawsuit alleging Medicaid fraud. The Des Moines Register reports  that Lifepoint Dental Partners, which has five clinics in Iowa, agreed to pay $300,000 to settle the lawsuit filed in April by … Continue reading

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Dental Clinic Owners Indicted for Health Care, Payroll Tax Fraud

Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that Marshfield, Mo., husband and wife have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in health care fraud and payroll tax fraud schemes that … Continue reading

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Pharma Dollars Went Overwhelmingly to Lawmakers Opposing Medicare Part B Overhaul

After the Obama administration unveiled a proposal to overhaul Medicare Part B four months ago, a large number of lawmakers quickly and very vocally opposed the effort. Now, a new analysis finds that drug makers, who are worried the plan will cut into their revenue, have given them … Continue reading

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Digital Health Funding Hit $981M in Q1

Dive Brief: Rock Health Digital reports health funding for Q1 2016 hit $981.3 million – the highest first quarter total since the venture fund group started tracking deals in 2011. The top six categories that comprised 77% of the deal value include wearables/biosensors, analytics/big data, population … Continue reading

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