Multi-state Medicare Fraud Crackdown Focuses Attention on Recovery Payoffs to Defray Health Reform Costs
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of 32 recent arrests for Medicare fraud in Houston, Boston and Miami, discussions are now focusing on how massive recoveries by the government can significantly help defray the costs of current health reform initiatives. This late...
American Association for Homecare Supports Crackdown on Medicare Scammers in Houston, Boston, New York, Louisiana
Association's Anti-Fraud Legislative Plan Will Yield Cost-Savings for Healthcare Reform and Stop Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Medicare
ARLINGTON, Va., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare strongly supports the recent Medicare Fraud Strike...
Texas Humane Legislation Network Calls for Puppy Mill Crackdown
AUSTIN, Texas, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 500 emaciated, parasite-infested dogs were seized from a puppy mill operating near Bowie, Texas on July 7. The dogs, confined in filthy, overcrowded conditions, were seized just weeks after the commercial breeders' lobby defeated a bill in the Texas L...
Nigerian Health Authority Crackdown On Sub-Standard Health Institutions
The Lagos State Government has picked around 1,065 illegal health institutions found to be violating various health laws . Accordingly, it will be moving in to arrest and prosecute the operators of these institutions.
In an effort to wipe out sub-standard hospitals, clinics and chemist shops...
Iran Blocks Access to the Chopra Center's Web Site, Podcasts, and Blogs
...d access to the Chopra Center's online resources, podcasts, and blogs can no longer get the information they are seeking because of this most recent crackdown
by Iran's government," said the Chopra Center's chief operating officer and lead educator, David Greenspan.
"We have received emails fro...
Physicians for Human Rights and 20 Countries Demand Iran Release AIDS Doctors
... of Iran's national elections in June," said Jonathan Hutson, PHR's Chief Communications Officer. "The case of these physicians is part of a crackdown
on international scientific and academic exchange, which undermines efforts of all who seek to protect the health of the Iranian people."
Saberi Release Highlights Case of Imprisoned Iranian AIDS Doctors
...ah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahrudi under Article 118 of the Iranian Constitution.
"The case of these world-renowned HIV/AIDS physicians is part of a crackdown
on international scientific and academic exchange which undermines efforts of all who seek to treat global AIDS and protect the health of the Iranian ...
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/April 21, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, April 14).
...icult conflicts for his wife. In recent
weeks, Sen. Hillary Clinton has taken a hard line against the Chinese
government's human-rights record and its crackdown
in Tibet. Meanwhile,
Bill Clinton has cultivated his own personal ties to China. Between 2001
and 2006, he gave seven speeches there that netted him $...
Human rights violations widespread in eastern Burma
...ve conflict in eastern Burma, relative to the current situation. In recent days, the international community has witnessed the military juntas violent crackdown
against the non-violent demonstrations calling for the restoration of democracy led by Burmas revered Buddhist monks and nuns, said Mullany. The Back ...
FDA Experts Urge Ban on Cold Medicines for Young Children
..., the group recommends adding a warning that the drugs not be used to sedate young children, the AP said.
Also Friday, FDA officials announced a crackdown
on drug companies that make unapproved prescription drugs containing the narcotic hydrocodone, which is used as a cough suppressant and pain killer. ...
US-Mexico border wall could threaten wildlife species
...border wall," Epps said. "We've talked to people who work along the border and the sheer number of people moving across the landscape is stunning. The crackdown
on urban crossings has forced people into wild areas and the amount of human activity both people crossing and the border patrols seeking them has t...
The bioweapon is in the post
...uence screening and othersecurity checks, then terrorists would soon find themselves unable to place orders for dangerous genes. Otherwise, he fears a crackdown
that could close valuable avenues of research. For instance, gene synthesis can be used to make DNA vaccines, which may eventually provide a means of ...