FinanceOIG Audit Finds Hospital Upcodes Overbilled Medicare by $1B
Government watchdogs are calling on CMS to recoup the overpayments.
FinanceTeamHealth Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Hospital, ER Billing Fraud
The lawsuit was filed in the District Court for the Northern District of California late last week.
Covid-19One Federal Agency Was Suing Him for Fraud. Another Paid His Company Millions for Masks.
Court records show the federal government gave $20 million in contracts to a company partly controlled by a man with...
FinanceHospital Executive Charged in $1.4B Rural Hospital Billing Scheme
Prosecutors allege that Jorge A. Perez, 60, and nine others exploited federal regulations that allow some rural hospitals to charge...
Ex-Cleveland Clinic Researcher Arrested, Charged with Wire Fraud
Dr. Qing Wang allegedly failed to disclose to NIH that he was also receiving grant money from the Chinese government....
StrategyHarvard to Pay $1.3M to Settle Overbilling Allegations for NIH, HRSA Grants
The university self-disclosed the overcharges to NIH and HRSA by a professor at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
StrategyDOJ Files First Civil Action for Alleged Coronavirus Fraud
Federal Court issues temporary restraining order against website offering fake COVID-19 vaccine.
Finance4 Scary RevCycle Stories for Friday the 13th
From using blanket advance beneficiary notices to keeping credit card receipts in a shoe box, revenue cycles are filled with...
StrategySandoz Will Pay $195M to Settle Price Fixing Charges
It's the seventh such settlement reached by DOJ's Antitrust Division in its ongoing probe of the generic pharmaceutical industry.
StrategyGuardian Elder Care to Pay $15.4M to Settle Overbilling Allegations
Guardian directed its nursing facilities in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio to upcharge Medicare at the highest level for medically...
FinanceWe Showed How Easy It Is to Commit Health Care Fraud. Now Senators Want to Close the Loophole.
The bipartisan proposal comes in response to a ProPublica story that showed how a personal trainer posed as a doctor...
FinancePractice Fusion to Pay $145M to Settle Criminal, Civil Kickbacks Allegations
The San Francisco-based EHR vendor admitted that it took $1 million in kickbacks from opioid makers in a scheme to...