I-70 Community Hospital in Sweet Springs, Missouri, voluntarily suspended its license in the latest blow to the EmpowerHMS chain led by Jorge A. Perez, accused of using rural hospitals for a lab billing scheme.
A hospital Oswego, in rural Kansas, closed Thursday, weeks after the CEO of its management company, North Kansas City-based EmpowerHMS, agreed to transfer the hospital contract to Miami-based iHealthcare.
An Olathe woman has sued Topeka-based Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. to complain about pet food that requires a veterinarian’s prescription. Her dog, Theo, has eaten potato and duck dry dog food for five years.
President Vladimir Putin has sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that will take just as little time to reach their targets.