AMSSM announces launch of new patient-focused website The American Medical Society for Sports Medication is very happy to announce the launch of its brand-new patient-focused website, SportsMedToday.com. The website provides an easy-to-navigate, patient-centered source center for parents, medical youth and experts organizations interested in prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries. ‘We saw the need for an interactive, patient-centered site and so are excited to provide it to the community,’ stated Amy Powell, MD, AMSSM Board of Directors. Visitors to the site will find a searchable database with a number of sports medicine topics organized by sport, medical condition and body part, with topics being added and updated over summer and winter continually.They make sure that there is no accumulation of surplus fat.
89 arrested in $223 million Medicare fraud schemes Doctors and nurses were among those charged in the bust that spanned eight cities and centered on bogus Medicare costs. The Associated Press/Washington Post: Doctors And Nurses Among Almost 100 Charged In $223 Million Medicare Fraud Busts In 8 Cities Almost 100 people, including 14 nurses and doctors, were charged for their roles in split Medicare scams that collectively billed the taxpayer-funded system for roughly $223 million in bogus charges in an enormous bust spanning eight metropolitan areas, federal authorities said Tuesday. It was the latest in a string of related announcements by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Lawyer General Eric Holder as federal government authorities crack down on fraud that's thought to cost this program between $60 billion and $90 billion every year .