Beaumont physician, manager charged for health care fraud A former Beaumont physician and officer manager were indicted by a federal grand jury on Dec. 5 and charged with 43 counts of health care fraud, conspiracy to commit health care fraud, distribution of controlled substances, and conspiracy to distribute controlled substances.
Between January 2008 and December 2011, Webb and officer manager Mannino instructed unlicensed individuals to treat patients, then would bill health care providers as if Webb completed the services, the statement says. More
Prescribed burns set for Lake Meredith The National Park Service and local fire departments will conduct a prescribed burn between Thursday and Feb. 11 at Lake Meredith, a department news release said.
Authorities will conduct the burn in an effort to reduce potential wildfire fuel in areas near Bugbee after precipitation caused an above-average growth of grass, the release said. More
Ten Election Day Ballot Measures All eyes today are on the New Jersey and Virginia governors races and the New York City mayoral contest. But voters in nearly half the states will vote on an array of initiatives on taxes, spending and other issues affecting ... 11/5/2013 - 5:43 pm | View Link
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News that state Rep. Ryan Aument is giving up his seat in the House for a chance at a Senate position has sparked a flurry of interest. And the first candidate to openly seek the leadership post in the 41st Legislative District has made it official. Brett Miller, an East Hempfield Township supervisor,
American Music Theatre, which is being sued for copyright infringement, claims it was authorized to perform pieces from "Cats," "Les Miserables," "Phantom of the Opera" and other productions in its "Broadway Now & Forever" production. The theater said in a recent court filing that it has blanket