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Web Exclusive: Medicare Fraud Settlements Up 56% in FY 2010
The federal crackdown on Medicare fraud is paying for itself many times over with record-high recoveries of ill-gotten...
Web Exclusive: 20 Charged in $200M Medicare Scam
Three Florida physicians were among the 20 people with healthcare fraud, kickback, and money laundering charges for...
Web Exclusive: AZ city's plan to curb drug fraud at pharmacies raises concerns
No one disputes prescription fraud is a growing concern, but several members of the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy...
Web Exclusive: Florida Physician to Pay $22.6M to Settle Medicare Fraud Claims
The agreement resolves a lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice alleging that Walter Janke, MD, and his wife...
Web Exclusive: Simi Valley Hospital Settles Medicare Fraud Case for $5.1M
Allegations that the Los Angeles hospital knowingly submitted false claims to Medicare for chemical dependency and...
Web Exclusive: Suspicion of Medicare Fraud Triggers Most Reimbursement Suspensions
When providers who were overpaid $206 million in Medicare payments were suspended from further reimbursement in 2007...
Web Exclusive: Medicare Cheat Used Homeless in Fraud Scheme
A patient recruiter who sold homeless Medicare beneficiaries' personal information to fraudulent Los Angeles medical...
Web Exclusive: PCMA: Anti-Fraud Report Highlights Concerns About ACA Implementation
The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association calls attention to a study that says some reforms within the Affordable...
Web Exclusive: DOJ Indicts 73 in Massive Medicare Fraud Case
The defendants allegedly stole the identities of doctors and thousands of Medicare beneficiaries and operated at least...
Web Exclusive: Christus Settles Medicare Fraud Charges for Nearly $1M
Houston-based Christus Health Systems will pay the federal government nearly $971,000 to settle whistleblower...

Book: Medicare Audits in Long-Term Care: A Guide to MACs, RACs, and ZPICs
This book describes the different types of Medicare audits that nursing homes face and helps you take a proactive...