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Web Exclusive: 2 FL Medical Office Workers Face Fraud Charges
Medical office workers in south Florida have been indicted on HIPAA violations and related charges for alleged roles...
Web Exclusive: Rex Healthcare to Pay $1.9M to Settle Fraud Claims
Whistleblower allegations pointed to submissions of false Medicare claims by the North Carolina hospital for inpatient...
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: OIG Posts 'Most Wanted' List of Medicare Fraudsters
The Office of Inspector General has for the first time issued a list of top 10 fugitives wanted for Medicare fraud. The...
Fugitive in UC Irvine fertility scandal arrested in Mexico City
A physician who rocked a UC Irvine fertility clinic 15 years ago when he and a partner switched the frozen embryos of...
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: Medicare Cheat Used Homeless in Fraud Scheme
A patient recruiter who sold homeless Medicare beneficiaries' personal information to fraudulent Los Angeles medical...
FDA warns J&J on illegal marketing of medical devices
Another day, another Johnson & Johnson news item -- and once again, not a flattering one. The...
Pill mill doc gets 25-year prison term
A former San Fernando physician convicted of improperly prescribing powerful painkillers to drug addicts and undercover...
Book: Stark Law, 2nd edition: A user's guide to achieving compliance
This updated version of HCPro's Stark Law best seller, first published in 2005—and now co-authored by former CMS...
Book: The Compliance Officer's Handbook, 2nd Edition
This revised edition is packed with even more practical tools, case studies, tips and tools, sample audits, and sample...