A federal agency says Mercy Hospital Springfield will lose its eligibility for Medicare if it doesn't make changes to improve patient health and safety. CMS spokeswoman Julie Brookhart says the … Click to Continue »
Mercy Hospital Springfield and its affiliated clinics have agreed to pay $34 million to settle claims of improper Medicare billings. The U.S. Department of Justice released a settlement document Thursday … Click to Continue »
Medicare is setting new goals for keeping hospitalized patients safe and reducing readmissions after patients are discharged. Hospitalization can be hazardous to your health, with risks like medication errors, falls … Click to Conti...
A Democratic lawmaker says that state health officials failed to provide specific answers about a federal audit revealing the agency failed to investigate the deaths of disabled adults. An August … Click to Continue »
U.S. federal agencies are being told to stop using computer software supplied by Kaspersky Lab because of concerns about ties between company officials and the Kremlin and Russian spy operations. … Click to Continue »