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  • Norco audit mostly positive, with some exceptions

     
    Northampton County received a generally positive audit Wednesday despite some discrepancies in human services accounting. In one instance, a $3.7 million revenue entry in the Health Choices program was recorded twice because a financial employee took a...
  • After nursing home incident, a reminder about how to check a home's history

     
    Yesterday's news about a death following an incident at a Carbon County nursing home may have you wondering about the oversight and care provided at area nursing homes. Here's how you can find out. My colleague, Manuel Gamiz Jr., reported......
  • Johnson and Johnson's business decisions impact people's health

     
    Last week, Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion in civil and criminal fines to settle charges that the pharmaceutical marketed medications for unapproved purposes and rewarded doctors who inappropiately prescribed it to patients, risking...
  • The nursing home issue and Bruce Rauner

     
    The story is the subject of a fresh round of political ads this week, but Tribune readers learned about it in late January in a RIck Pearson, Ray Long story, Nursing home problems may dog Rauner-- GOP candidate's business deals,......
  • Plumbing problems still plaguing Gracedale, could be fixed by Thursday

     
    After a spate of plumbing issues left parts of Gracedale Nursing Home without water for nearly two weeks, hot water could be completely restored by Thursday night, Administrator Millard D. Freeman said Tuesday. Inspections of the water supply Feb. 26...
  • Report: Cutting Medicaid would hurt 285,000 Va. seniors, people with disabilities

    Report: Cutting Medicaid would hurt 285,000 Va. seniors, people with disabilities
    With some policy makers looking to cut Medicaid to close budget gaps, Families USA, a nonprofit that advocates for health care consumers, came out with a report showing the impact to Virginians. Cuts would hurt 285,000 seniors and people with disabilities...
  • Ryan Roundup

     
    By Megan Crepeau Rep. Paul Ryan's 2013 budget has been out for a few days now, long enough for everyone to chew on a little. And oh, dear readers, oh how they've chewed! For simplicity's sake, let's split the reaction......
  • 'Obamacare' and the rationing myth

     
    As part of their ongoing efforts to dismantle "Obamacare," a.k.a. the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are set to vote Thursday on a bill to repeal one of the law's main cost-control features: the Independent Payment Advisory....
  • Wake up seniors! Another scam hits Lehigh Valley seniors hard

     
    Yet more elderly residents of Lehigh and Northampton counties have been scammed out of thousands of dollars, authorities say. This case was more elaborate than others I've seen, but like the others, was avoidable. A total of 218 victims have......
  • Matt Recchi update: Return to South Florida on hold

     
    When Matt Recchi turned 34 on March 15, his family sang "Happy Birthday" to him in his Los Angeles rehab center room. "He smiled," said Tina Recchi, his mother. Matt, the son of late Sun Sentinel columnist Ray Recchi, sustained......
  • Ten arrested in protest outside Jerry Brown's office

     
    Ten protesters were detained outside Gov. Jerry Brown's office Tuesday, injecting some drama into a day of hearings and closed-door meetings on the state budget. The protesters were criticizing Brown's proposal to cut spending on home care for the...