The largest case in Michigan involved two physicians and three owners of hospice and home health care companies.
A recent study finds that while many caregivers believe taking care of a loved one at home has provided more meaning in their life, a majority often feel alone, exhausted, frustrated and overwhelmed.
A federal jury in Detroit has convicted the operator of an adult day care center and two home health care company owners in a $29 million Medicare fraud conspiracy.
The government says Fata used a Hotmail account to execute his alleged crimes, including inquiring about a $3 million castle in Lebanon, his native country.
Officials warn that half of the state’s residents could be obese by 2030.
Attorneys for Dr. Farid Fata say publicity about the case has poisoned the jury pool.
“Basically they gave us free rein to take whatever was of any value …”
HAP vice-president of Medicare programs, Karen Wintringham says health reform did not reduce Medicare benefits.
The charges just keep piling up for the Oakland County cancer doctor accused of giving chemotherapy to patients who didn’t need it.
The Better Business Bureau has established a program called Senior Scene which encourages senior citizens to be on the lookout for scams targeting seniors and to report them to authorities.