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BUSINESS
March 12, 1985
Home Health Care of America Inc., the Newport Beach-based company that built a nationwide network of in-home intravenous therapy service centers, announced Monday that it is changing its name to Caremark to reflect its expanding operations. The name change will be effective Wednesday. The principal catalyst for the change was the company's January purchase of Federal Prescription Service Inc., a mail-order pharmaceutical distributor based in Des Moines, Iowa.
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BUSINESS
April 6, 1993 | James Gomez, Times staff writer
While Costa Mesa's Abbey Healthcare Group does battle with a competitor in Boston to create the nation's largest home health care company, the Visiting Nurses Assn. of Orange County is hoping for a larger piece of the local home health pie. The Orange County association says it is negotiating a merger with its counterpart in Los Angeles County.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 2002 | CHARLES ORNSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
California HMO regulators have fined Kaiser Permanente $100,000 for failing to provide a disabled member with home health-care services despite agreeing to do so, officials said Wednesday. In levying the fine, the state Department of Managed Health Care cited the experience of Alex Stoyanovsky, a Fairfield resident with Lou Gehrig's disease, who received inconsistent home health-care services from a Kaiser contractor between February 2001 and March of this year.
NEWS
August 3, 1988
A federal judge ruled that the Reagan Administration is illegally denying Medicare benefits to hundreds and possibly thousands of elderly people who need daily home health care. U.S.
NEWS
March 11, 1999 | From the Washington Post
Federal officials will soon begin collecting personal information about millions of homebound patients--including details about their mental stability, financial status and living arrangements--in an effort to improve service in the home health care industry.
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