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  • American Ambulance will fill in after Griswold Ambulance closes

    American Ambulance of Norwich has agreed to fill the breach created by the impending dissolution of Griswold Ambulance next month. Both town and ambulance company officials said that the agreement would go into effect when Griswold Ambulance shuts down at...
  • Republican critic of Congress challenges Alcee Hastings

    Republican critic of Congress challenges Alcee Hastings
    Voters in the 20th congressional district will choose on Nov. 4 between Alcee Hastings, a Democrat with 22 years of experience on Capitol Hill, and a Republican newcomer who scorns all of Congress. "I'm not the incumbent. I haven't given this country $18...
  • Quinn embraces Obamacare ahead of president's fundraising visit

    Quinn embraces Obamacare ahead of president's fundraising visit
    Gov. Pat Quinn wasn’t especially visible when Illinois residents were signing up for Affordable Care Act coverage last year, but on Tuesday he called getting people health coverage the “mission of a lifetime.” Three things have...
  • Nursing home chain to pay $38 million in US settlement

    MILWAUKEE Extendicare Health Services Inc. has agreed to pay $38 million to the federal government and eight states to settle allegations that it improperly billed Medicare and Medicaid. The Milwaukee nursing home chain and a subsidiary allegedly...
  • Charlie Crist, Rick Scott face off in first debate

    Charlie Crist, Rick Scott face off in first debate
    It took just moments for Charlie Crist and Rick Scott to unsheathe their knives in an attempt to slice and dice each other in the first debate of the Florida governor's race, an hourlong back and forth that showcased multiple policy differences. Scott,...
  • In Wisconsin, Democrats try moderation in fight with Scott Walker

    Two years ago, politics here burned with a white-hot intensity. Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican elected in 2010, had pushed a bill through the Legislature eliminating most collective bargaining rights for state workers. Unions and their Democratic...
  • Seminars scheduled on 2015 Affordable Care Act health insurance options in Virginia

    Seminars scheduled on 2015 Affordable Care Act health insurance options in Virginia
    Open enrollment for subsidized private health insurance, sold through the state exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act, starts Nov. 15 for coverage in 2015. Virginia is among 20 states with a "federally facilitated" state exchange, and among...
  • Nursing home chain to pay $38 million over claims of deficient care

    (Reuters) - Extendicare Health Services Inc has agreed to pay $38 million to the U.S. government and eight states to settle allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard nursing care and unnecessary rehabilitation therapy. The...
  • Two Valley nursing homes part of $38 million fraud settlement

    Two Valley nursing homes part of $38 million fraud settlement
    Two local nursing homes are accused of subjecting patients to "medically unnecessary" and unreasonable rehabilitation services in order to boost Medicare reimbursements as part of a $38 million False Claims Act settlement announced Friday by the U.S....
  • Focus on the promises of Obamacare

    Tribune reporter Michelle Manchir’s article “Quinn now in front on Obamacare; With numbers in, governor touts health care success” (News, Oct. 1) fails to evaluate two important aspects of the Affordable Care Act. The first is Gov. Pat...
  • Nursing home abuse claims lead to $38 million settlement with feds

    WASHINGTON One of the nation's largest nursing home chains has agreed to pay $38 million to settle allegations that it improperly billed federal health programs for the poor and aging and provided unnecessary care, as well as "disturbing" substandard...