A former San Antonio man has sued an emergency hospital and its operators alleging they fraudulently overcharged for lab work to generate higher reimbursements.
Kenneth Keslar II, who now lives in Ohio, accuses Baptist Emergency Hospital at Shavano Park of carrying out a scheme known as “unbundling,” which is when a facility bills separately for some or all tests analyzed as part of a panel rather than billing for the panel.
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Codner, of Poland, Ohio, ran 26.2 miles around Akron Children’s Hospital on October 17 to raise money for the hospital treating his son, who has 26 months left in his treatment.
In early May, Codner and his wife Tristan received a phone call that Andrew had a bed waiting for him in the hematology and oncology unit of the hospital.
A day that began as a visit to the pediatrician for Andrew’s swollen face had resulted in a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a common childhood cancer.
Codner’s run served to show his appreciation to the hospital staff that has … Read More
Elliot Hospital has announced it will have more room to treat people seeking mental health care.>> Download the free WMUR appThe Elliot Health Care system is adding four new beds to its Pathways Behavioral Health Unit, its in-house psychological care unit, bringing the total number of beds up to 16.Hospital officials said they are seeing more people coming to their emergency department looking for psychological help, an issue that has been ongoing in the state.”This is really in response to community need,” said Tate Curti, of Elliot Health System. “We’re seeing an increase in severe and persistent mental illness, and … Read More