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Maine Nursing Facility Agrees to Pay $1.2 Million to Feds

Maine Nursing Facility Agrees to Pay $1.2 Million to Feds

| March 31, 2015

BOSTON (AP) – Federal prosecutors say an elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy. The U.S. attorney’s office in Boston says Ross Manor in Bangor failed to prevent a subcontractor, RehabCare Group East, Inc., from engaging in a pattern and practice of providing […]

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NMMC One of 8 State Hospitals Suing DHHS Secretary

NMMC One of 8 State Hospitals Suing DHHS Secretary

| August 14, 2013

Fort Kent’s Northern Maine Medical Center is one of eight hospitals in the state involved in a lawsuit against the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. It all has to do with a reimbursement dispute between the hospitals and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that’s been going on for years. […]

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Medicare Cuts Hurting Hundreds of County Seniors

Medicare Cuts Hurting Hundreds of County Seniors

| March 26, 2013

Since March 1st, a first round of cuts to Medicare have been taking a toll on hundreds of Aroostook County senior citizens. But as Shawn Cunningham reports, although some seniors are seeing hard times right now…the worse could still be yet to come.

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