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Medicare fraud nets 20-year prison sentence for Miami physician
A Miami-Dade doctor convicted of pocketing more than $1 million for writing phony prescriptions for unnecessary HIV...
Can Rick Scott run Florida like a business?
If not for his spectacular ouster amid the nation's largest Medicare fraud investigation, Scott's rise from public...
OIG Targets FL Providers for Medicare Abuses
Miami-Dade County in Florida is targeted in two Office of Inspector General reports, one which scrutinizes spending on...
Florida won’t investigate Rick Scott clinics
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration will not investigate politically explosive allegations of wrongdoing...
Medicare detectives lag on reporting
They don’t seem that interested in hot pursuit. It took private sleuths hired by Medicare an average of six...
POLLColumbia/HCA whistleblowers stunned Rick Scott is atop FL governor polls
A whistleblower in the Columbia/HCA fraud case said Rick Scott should have known of billing practices at his hospitals...
Mental health, rehab services on new frontier of Medicare fraud
As the feds squeeze tighter, South Florida's Medicare schemers have scurried into new territory to loot hundreds of...
Web Exclusive: CMS Will Attempt Recovery of $1.7 Million Overpaid in Psychiatric Patient Miscoding
Hundreds of acute care hospitals with psychiatric inpatient units may face federal review to recover an estimated $1.7...
Web Exclusive: Medicaid Fraud, Abuse Linked to Controlled Substances
CMS needs to do a better job "of providing guidance and regulatory enforcement" for detecting the abuse of...
Criminal Charges Possible in WellCare Fraud Case
By entering a deferred prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice and agreeing to pay $80 million in...