Government Joins Forces with Public to Find, Stamp Out Medicare Fraudsters

The home health care industry has seen an enormous amount of Medicare fraud in the past few years, and it may see some more bad apples exposed—and shut down—in upcoming months thanks to a public-private partnership between government and public organizations that’s sending a strong message to would-be fraudsters: We will find you, and we […]

Home-Based Care System for Dementia Patients Helps Delay Nursing Home Move

Home-based care teams can help dementia patients maximize their independence, improve quality of life, and stay at home longer before transitioning into a nursing home, suggests new research covered in a HealthDay article.  The team, consisting of a nurse, a psychiatrist, and a care coordinator, can determine each person’s needs, whether it’s fall-proofing a bathroom […]