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Law supports families of abused disabled

ALBANY — New York will no longer prohibit families from making use of once-secret reports that detail abuse of their disabled relatives in state facilities. The state had long stamped the terms “confidential” and “do not distribute” on the reports. ...

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NY recovers $335M from Medicaid fraud, abuse

ALBANY — The New York Attorney General’s Office recovered more than $335 million last year from Medicaid fraud and abuse, the agency reported Wednesday. The total, including $146 million from a multi-state settlement with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline, is the second ...

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Employers push back on FMLA abuse

In an effort to root out employee abuse of Family and Medical Leave Act violations, employers are increasingly relying upon the “honest suspicion” defense — and winning. Led by several decisions from the 7th Circuit, courts are holding that employers ...

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