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Todd Selby

Two Florida Home Health Agency Owners Plead Guilty to Fraud


Posted on December 21, 2012 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Kendra Conover

On December 19, 2012 the Department of Justice announced the owners and operators of two Miami health care agencies pleaded guilty for their participation in a $48 million home health Medicare fraud scheme.  According to plea documents, the owners conspired with patient recruiters for the purpose of billing the Medicare program for unnecessary home... READ MORE

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Revised Home Health Agency Survey and Certification Activities Related to a Change of Ownership


Posted on February 14, 2012 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Selby, Todd J.

CMS recently issued guidance to the State Survey Agencies regarding changes to the survey procedures for Home Health Agencies (HHAs).  Effective January 1, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Home Health Prospective Payment System (PPS) final rule amended the regulations for certification activities related to HHAs.  CMS’s goal in implementing these... READ MORE

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