home health care News

New Agency Meddix Insurance Launches in Southeast

Rocky Mount, N.C.-based MSH Insurance Agency has launched a new retail insurance agency to service clients in the hospice, home health and durable medical equipment industries. The new agency will be called Meddix Insurance, and will offer general liability, property, …

Louisiana Woman Gets 5 Years in Prison for $1M-Plus Medicaid Fraud Scheme

A Baker woman accused of defrauding Louisiana to the tune of $1 million-plus in a Medicaid fraud scheme has been sentenced to five years in prison. Even though 38-year-old Chanda Hall pleaded guilty in April to a racketeering charge, The …

Manchester Specialty to Offer Allied Health Business Program Through Great American

Manchester Specialty Programs, a national specialty underwriting and insurance program management firm for home care, hospice and other health-related classes, is now offering allied health business insurance coverage on an admitted basis through Great American Insurance Group. Great American’s suite …

Miami Home Health Company Settles Medicare Fraud Scam for $17M

A Miami home health company has agreed to pay $17 million for allegedly paying doctors to refer Medicare patients. Department of Justice officials said the settlement with Hebrew Homes Health Network Inc. is the largest involving alleged violations of the …

Lockton, Visiting Nurses Association Launch Professional Liability Program

The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) and specialty broker Lockton Affinity have launched a new insurance program to protect nurses and Visiting Nurse Association member agencies. VNAA is sponsoring the professional liability insurance program to provide enhanced protection for …