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Four charged in nursing home fraud case

ABINGDON (AP) Four former officials of a now-defunct Southwest Virginia nursing home have been charged with defrauding Medicare and Medicaid by operating the facility without sufficient personnel and supplies. Vendors and employees were defrauded, and residents of the Brian Center ...

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House Republicans lay out Medicaid legal strategy

(AP) Virginia House Republicans have retained a former U.S. solicitor general in preparation for a potential legal showdown with Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe over the governor’s ability to expand Medicaid eligibility. House Speaker William J. Howell and other Republican leaders ...

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Feds seek Virginia tobacco commission records

(AP) Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed Virginia tobacco commission records from the past year that involve former Sen. Phillip Puckett, whose recent resignation has been under investigation by the FBI . The tobacco commission released copies of two subpoenas Wednesday to ...

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