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Feds break up $1.2B Medicare orthopedic brace scam

Federal authorities said Tuesday they’ve broken up a $ 1.2 billion Medicare scam that peddled unneeded orthopedic braces to hundreds of thousands of seniors via foreign call centers. The Justice Department announced charges against 24 people across the U.S., including doctors accused of writing bogus prescriptions for unneeded back, shoulder, wrist and knee braces. Others… Read More »

Taking a break from the digital world can reset your career

For some, peace and introspection can help manifest an entire career change or business endeavor. So says Jon Staff, co-author of “How To Get Away: Finding Balance In Our Overworked,Overcrowded, Always-on World” (Ramble Press) and co-founder of Getaway. Through this Brooklyn-based business, customers rent tiny, back-to-nature, modern cabins located in woodsy outposts within two hours… Read More »