The number of calls to the Senate Aging Committee’s Fraud Hotline more than doubled in 2016 -- a sign that the Committee’s efforts have increased awareness of schemes targeting older Americans, but also a stark reminder that con artists continue to stop at nothing in order to rob unsuspecting seniors of their hard-earned money.
There now exists a huge amount of data that can be analyzed to develop enhanced senior care that’s more personalized than ever before. Below are four improvements data will bring to the senior care space.
The Stanford Center on Longevity announces its 2017-18 Design Challenge theme of “Promoting Lifelong Healthy Habits Through Design.” Students from across the globe in any discipline are invited to develop and submit ideas that create and support healthy habits -- including financial, physical, and social behaviors -- which are shown to improve quality of life.
The high court’s eventual decision in the case is expected to have ramifications for all subsequent biosimilars approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Additionally, it could have an impact on the pricing of biosimilars, affecting the pocketbooks of millions of American consumers -- especially seniors.
The tax deadline for most taxpayers was Tuesday, April 18. If you missed the deadline, the IRS has some friendly advice for you. Taxpayers who owe federal income tax should file and pay as soon as they can to minimize any penalty and interest charges. For taxpayers who are due a refund, there is no penalty for filing a late return.
Multiple grants up to $10,000 each
Law enforcement authorities in California have shut down a $40 million fraudulent medical billing and kickback operation with the filing of charges against more than two dozen doctors, pharmacists, and business owners. Tanya Moreland King, 37, and her husband Christopher King, 38, both of Beverly Hills, own medical billing and medical management companies Monarch Medical Group Inc., King Medical Management Inc., and One Source Laboratoires Inc. The defendants are accused of masterminding a complex insurance fraud scheme of recruiting doctors and pharmacists to prescribe unnecessary treatment for workers' compensation insurance patients.
Oncology community professionals are concerned about the ability of their patients to access cancer screening and treatment under the proposed American Health Care Act, according to a survey conducted March 23-24.
An upcoming free webinar for financial advisors and attorneys will focus on financial considerations and strategies for couples divorcing later in life.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposes a $3 billion increase for inpatient hospitals in fiscal year 2018. The agency also wants to alter its reimbursement method for uncompensated care -- a move that is expected to rile hospitals that accept Medicare and Medicaid patients.
The nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health funds a wide array of research and initiatives to help address some of America’s most pressing health challenges. Specifically, the foundation is focusing on building a culture of health where communities work together to improve health for all.