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Providers take advantage of new end-of-life CMS billing codes

Providers take advantage of new end-of-life CMS billing codes

Providers increasingly are conducting advance care planning conversations with Medicare beneficiaries thanks to new CMS billing codes and a push to prepare early for patients' final days. The trend resulted in them drawing down $93 million in additional revenue last year.

Texas doctor gets 35 years in prison for $375M medical fraud

The 60-year-old Dallas-area doctor and six co-defendants defrauded Medicare and Medicaid out of almost $375 million by certifying 11,000 Medicare beneficiaries through home health providers. Their numbers would have made the doctor's Medicare practice the busiest in the country.

Envision sells its ambulance business to KKR for $2.4 billion

Envision sells its ambulance business to KKR for $2.4 billion

Under the deal, Envision's American Medical Response will be combined with KKR's Air Medical Group Holdings to create a medical transportation behemoth serving more than 5 million patients annually across 46 states and the District of Columbia.

The doctor will see you now—for $25,000

The doctor will see you now—for $25,000

Imagine your next doctor's visit taking place in a sleek River North neighborhood space in Chicago where you also have the option for a high-intensity group workout and a cold-brew coffee.

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