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2012-07-06 23:03:52

The OIG issued its 2012 Work Plan and chiropractic claims are outlined in their agenda. Billing Buddies, a premier billing service located in Minnesota offers expert assistance to chiropractors across the United States. This article is written by Bonnie J. Flom, CMRS, author of Mastering Medisoft and CEO of Billing Buddies located at 1423 Ford Rd, Minnetonka, MN 55305. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 In the OIG 2012 Work Plan, chiropractic services were outlined to be reviewed....

2012-05-11 23:00:21

Today, Nolan & Auerbach, P.A. Managing Partner Marcella Auerbach presented at the 22nd Annual ABA National Institute on Healthcare Fraud at the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 Today, Nolan & Auerbach, P.A. Managing Partner Marcella Auerbach presented at the 22nd Annual ABA National Institute on Healthcare Fraud at the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ms. Auerbach outlined recent practice trends and noteworthy court decisions, during a...

Over 100 People Busted For Medical Fraud
2012-05-03 07:24:23

Connie K. Ho for Redorbit.com $450 million. That´s the amount that has been received in false billings by a group of more than 100 schemers. The fraud has cost the U.S. government between $60 to $90 billion each year, according to the Associated Press (AP). “This coordinated takedown involved the highest amount of false Medicare billings in a single takedown in strike force history,” the Justice Department noted in a prepared statement. CNN reports that officials...

Feds Want An End To Medicare Bonus Program
2012-04-23 10:03:27

Federal investigators are calling for an end to an $8 billion Medicare bonus program that rewards providers of second-rate healthcare, charging that the program is a political ploy by the Obama administration. The report, issued today by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO), states that the $8.3 billion pledged for quality bonuses to Medicare Advantage insurance plans would postpone the pain of cuts to the plans under the new healthcare law. Most of the money would go to...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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