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Web Exclusive: Understanding MLR Waiver Requests
For the most part, the basis for requesting -- and being granted -- an MLR waiver falls into a single category: fear...
FL suspends doctor in fake Viagra scheme
A Deerfield Beach doctor has been suspended for his role helping a company peddle imitation Viagra to men who didn't...
Health data losses: Don’t blame hackers
While patients and doctors often worry about medical records being hacked by cybercriminals and Internet snoops, the...
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...
Web Exclusive: Medicare Claims Settlement Nets $6.3M from 7 Hospitals
Seven hospitals in six Southern states will pay the federal government a total of more than $6.3 million to settle...
Web Exclusive: CMS Paid $112M for Potentially Harmful Drugs, OIG Says
The Office of Inspector General is investigating the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for paying for...
Hospital settles alleged ADA violation
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has agreed to pay hearing-impaired patient Kenton Hermans $5,000 and to implement...
Web Exclusive: DOJ Settlement Stops Idaho Orthopedists' Conspiracies to Raise Fees
The Idaho Orthopaedic Society, an orthopedic practice group, and five orthopedists have agreed to end a collusive...
Massachusetts Hospital Will Pay $2.8M to Settle Rehab Case
Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, MA, agreed to pay almost $2.8 million to settle claims it failed to document, or...
NJ Hospitals Pay $7.95M to Settle Medicare Whistleblower Allegations
Our Lady of Lourdes Health Care Services Inc. will pay the government $7.95 million to resolve allegations that two of...