Guilty Plea

Former executive at Preferred Family Healthcare pleads guilty to concealment of $30M embezzlement scheme

A former executive of a Springfield, Mo., charity pleaded guilty in federal court to misprision (the deliberate concealment of one’s knowledge of a treasonable act or a felony.) of a felony in connection with the concealment of a multi-million-dollar scheme by which other charity executives embezzled and diverted millions of dollars from the Springfield nonprofit […]

Health News

Department of Health and Senior Services working to to ensure continuation of the Time Critical Diagnosis System

The Department of Health and Senior Services is working with partners, including hospitals, providers, and emergency medical service professionals to ensure funding for the Time Critical Diagnosis System will remain steady moving forward. The TCD System is a statewide system that brings together the 911 response system, ambulance services, and hospitals in a coordinated way […]

Federal Investigation

United States Senator calls for federal investigation into billing at Putnam County Memorial Hospital

United States Senator Claire McCaskill has called for a federal investigation of questionable billing practices at Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville. McCaskill wrote a letter requesting the Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services examine billing that occurred when management company Hospital Partners used the hospital as a pass-through for millions […]