Tag Archives: Hospital

Immigration agents arrest man while he is driving his pregnant wife to hospital

News from the Trump immigration front: "A pregnant woman in California said she had to drive herself to hospital to give birth because immigration authorities had taken her husband on the way there." KJ Read more detail on Recent Immigration … Continue reading

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Cruiser is Medevaced to Oregon Hospital for Kidney Failure

Earlier this week, a 76-year old passenger suffered kidney failure aboard a Princess Cruises ship near Coos Bay, Oregon, and was medevaced to shore. The post Cruiser is Medevaced to Oregon Hospital for Kidney Failure appeared first on LMAW, PA. … Continue reading

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CMS Revises Documentation Requirements for Inpatient Hospital Admission Orders

On Thursday, August 2, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released its 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Final Rule (the “2019 IPPS Final Rule”).[1]   With the goal to reduce unnecessary … Continue reading

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Georgetown University Hospital Lab Problems Prompt Closing

Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding partner      Georgetown University Hospitals lab for genetic analysis for breast cancer has closed and is being investigated by federal health officials, according to a Washington Post article (8/5/2010). In addition, tissue samples … Continue reading

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New York hospital, parent company settle whistleblowers’ claims for $14.7 million

On July 10, the Department of Justice announced that Health Quest Systems, Inc., and its Putnam Hospital Center, both based in New York, will pay $14.7 million to resolve civil allegations, originally filed by a whistleblower, that the companies submitted … Continue reading

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