Washington, DC - Contract therapy providers RehabCare Group Inc., RehabCare Group East Inc. and their parent, Kindred Healthcare Inc., have agreed to pay $125 million to resolve a government lawsuit alleging that they violated the False Claims Act by knowingly causing skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to submit false claims to Medicare for rehabilitation therapy services that were not reasonable, necessary and skilled, or that never occurred, the Department of Justice announced today.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the members of this year's Agricultural Outlook Forum Plenary Panel on "Providing Leadership for Present and Future Generations in the Transformation of Agriculture."

New Port, Rhode Island - U.S. Naval War College (NWC) is issuing a 'call for papers' in preparation of its fourth annual Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Conference to be held at the college, May 17.

Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:

Sacramento, California - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced $3 million in grants to advance the use of co-robots that benefit and assist stakeholders in America’s production agriculture field. These three grants are part of the National Robotics Initiative (NRI), a federal research partnership that includes NIFA, the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Department of Defense, and Department of Energy.

Los Angeles, California - Mexico’s staggering homicide rate has taken a toll on the mortality rate for men and it could be even worse than the statistics indicate, a new study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health suggests.