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Latest Medicare fraud Stories

2013-08-14 23:24:50

The Corporate Whistle Blower Center is urging physicians, pharmaceutical representatives, or medical device representative to call them immediately, if they possess well documented proof, a healthcare company, or service provider is engaged in multi million dollar over utilization schemes, because the rewards for this type of information can be in the millions of dollars, especially if the wrongdoing involves Medicare. Potential healthcare industry whistleblowers can contact the Corporate...

2013-07-26 20:21:43

- Partnership urges targeted reforms instead of more cuts and re-imposition of copays - WASHINGTON, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a coalition of home health providers dedicated to developing innovative reforms to improve the program integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today commended the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for imposing a temporary moratorium on...

2013-07-18 23:20:54

Young Law Group, P.C., a leader in whistleblower law and false claims litigation, is beefing up its focus on alleged pharmaceutical industry kickbacks and alleged fraudulent billings to Medicare and Medicaid by health care providers prior to Obama-care expansion. With implementation of expanded health care, it is crucial to address alleged fraud afflicting the nation’s health care system. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Medicare fraud is outrunning enforcement, a Center for...

2013-07-02 12:29:46

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The federal government announced today that 55 hospitals in 21 states are paying a total of $34 million to settle allegations they overcharged Medicare for a back procedure known as "kyphoplasty" using a fraudulent billing scheme first exposed by two whistleblowers represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP. Today's settlements result from the government's ongoing investigation into billing for kyphoplasty procedures by hospitals...

2013-06-19 23:22:35

The Corporate Whistle Blower Center is urging drug maker industry insiders, or medical doctors to call them if they possess significant proof, a drug maker, or a pharmaceutical wholesaler is knowingly, and intentionally cheating the US taxpayer supported Medicare with off labeling schemes, kickbacks, and price fixing schemes, because the rewards could be in the millions of dollars. For more information a drug industry insider, or a medical doctor whistleblowers can call the Corporate Whistle...

2013-06-11 16:25:50

Home Health Leaders Urge Careful Consideration of Data in Implementation of ACA's Rebasing Provision to Protect Seniors' Access to Cost-Effective, Patient-Preferred Home Healthcare ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Mexico Association for Home & Hospice Care, in coordination with the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare, today released data demonstrating that the rebasing of Medicare home health payments within the proposed Home Health...

2013-06-10 16:25:57

Home Health Leaders Urge Careful Consideration of Data in Implementation of ACA's Rebasing Provision to Protect Seniors' Access to Cost-Effective, Patient-Preferred Home Healthcare ST. PAUL, Minn., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Home Care Association, in coordination with the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare, today released data demonstrating that the rebasing of Medicare home health payments within the proposed Home Health Prospective Payment System...

2013-06-06 12:29:14

Home Health Leaders Urge Careful Consideration of Data in Implementation of ACA's Rebasing Provision to Protect Seniors' Access to Cost-Effective, Patient-Preferred Home Healthcare RICHMOND, Va., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Virginia Association for Home Care and Hospice, in coordination with the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare, today released data demonstrating that the rebasing of Medicare home health payments within the proposed Home Health Prospective...

2013-06-06 12:28:43

Home Health Leaders Urge Careful Consideration of Data in Implementation of ACA's Rebasing Provision to Protect Seniors' Access to Cost-Effective, Patient-Preferred Home Healthcare TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Home Care Association of Florida in coordination with the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare, today released data demonstrating that the rebasing of Medicare home health payments within the proposed Home Health Prospective Payment System...

2013-05-21 12:28:13

Fight Fraud First! asks lawmakers to focus on eliminating waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fight Fraud First! (FFF!) - a national coalition of organizations representing older Americans, persons with disabilities, military veterans and healthcare providers who advocate for the elimination of waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare - today called on Congress to implement program integrity reforms in Medicare instead of re-imposing...