Home healthcare is a growing industry in our country. As we are seeing record numbers in our population enter the advanced stages of their life, the demand for quality medical care in the home is on the rise. For businesses, this trend poses an opportunity for investment and growth with thepurchase of a home health agency (or HHA).
According to a new report from MD News, 2014 saw a significant rise in federal action against medical fraud and abuse perpetrated by physicians. The trend represents the FBI and Department of Justice's renewed focus in targeting both physicians and large healthcare organizations and is expected to continue to rise for the next few years.
Just like doctors, professional nurses dedicate their lives to the care of others. When a registered nurse receives notice that they are being investigated for violations of the Texas Nursing Practice Act by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON), it can be both harrowing and heartbreaking. There are, however, steps that a nurse can take to meet those allegations head on and put their best foot forward in response to the BON's actions against them.