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Feds allege $60M in health care fraud; city living and patient health; adding to safety stations – Morning Medical Update

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Man charged in $60M health care fraud scheme

A Texas man faces federal charges for allegedly operating a fraud scheme involving kickbacks and bribes to bill Medicare for medically unnecessary equipment. The defendant operated companies in Florida, Texas and Maryland, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Does city living affect health?

Many Americans live in developed urban areas that include pollution in air and drinking water. How does that affect human health when compared with living in rural areas? A new study examines human vulnerability of living in cities.

Safety first for feds

Opioid reversal drug naloxone and bleeding control equipment are recommended for safety stations in federal facilities in the first update to guidelines in 15 years. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said the stations need more than just automated external defibrillators used to help victims of heart attacks.

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