Wednesday, April 3, 2013
U.S. Attorney's office says Easton Hospital and St. Luke's overbilled Medicare.
Easton Hospital will pay the U.S. government nearly $455,000 after admitting to wrongfully billing Medicare. That's according to the U.S. Attorney's office, which announced Wednesday that the hospital had agreed to repay the government program $454,866 for wrongful claims submitted between January 2004 and May 2009. Those claims were for evaluation and management services typically not allowed under Medicare. "Medicare does not normally allow additional payments for such services performed by a provider on the same day as a procedure, unless the service is significant, separately identifiable, and above and beyond the usual preoperative and postoperative care associated with the procedure," according to a U.S. Attorney news release. "In …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Here's a small sampling of current job openings in the Nazareth area.
Bakers and Packers, Moore Township location Apply in person at 589 Moorestown Dr., Bath Two shifts available: Sales Representative, part-time, Wind Gap location Click here to apply Job Requirements: Job Responsibilites: Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: maintaining the professional appearance and cleanliness of the showroom, daily cash management and deposits, communicating with all levels of management regarding showroom merchandise, opening and closing the showroom, ensuring corporate policies are being adhered to at all times and additional tasks as assigned by management. Customer Service Representative, full-time, day shift Click here to apply Job Requirements:
Monday, September 24, 2012
State Rep. Joe Emrick holds his second fair for senior citizens on Friday in Forks Township.
They came for health information, some handouts, freebies, food and free flu shots. And they left with smiles and peace of mind. Hundreds of senior citizens from throughout the Lehigh Valley turned out Friday for state Rep. Joe Emrick's second annual Senior Fair at the Community Center in Forks Township. "it's a great way to provide critical information to seniors and a great outreach," Emrick said. "Seniors really appreciate it." Emrick -- who represents the 137th Legislative District, which includes Forks and Palmer townships and Nazareth -- was thrilled with the turnout, calling it "tremendous." He also said the number of vendors who signed up were so high that some had to be turned away this year. Some of the vendors involved this year…
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Linda Kile, 68, of Easton has been missing since Aug. 27 and police ask anyone who has seen her to notify them.
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Sunday, September 2, 2012
An Easton woman has been missing for a week and police are asking for help to find her. The family of Linda L. Kile, 68, doesn't know where she's been since she was released from Easton Hospital on Aug. 27 after being treated for injuries from a fall in her home, according to police. Kile may be driving a blue, four-door Toyota Prius. She may need medical attention if she hasn't been taking her regular prescriptions. Anyone with information is asked to call Easton Det. Christopher Miller at 610-250-6656 or call 911.