NursingSouth Dakota Issues Warning to Nurses About Licensing Scams
Scammers feign investigation and threaten to suspend or revoke nurses' licenses unless they pay up.
StrategyFlorida Spine Surgeon and Device Company Owner Charged in Kickback Scheme
The indictment alleges that SpineFrontier, Chin and Humad paid surgeons between $250 and $1,000 per hour in sham consulting fees...
StrategyAscension Michigan to Pay $2.8M to Settle False Claims Allegations
Four Michigan hospitals were named in the suit, which stems from the questionable practices of one gynecologic oncologist.
StrategyWhy Your Dentist Might Seem Pushy
The pressure is more intense now since the COVID pandemic cut traffic into dentists' offices. But while most dentists are...
StrategyIn Poisoned Montana Town, Warren Buffett-Owned Railroad Accuses Clinic of Medicare Fraud
BNSF Railroad is going after the local health clinic that opened to deal with the health crisis in 2000 and...
StrategyMedicare Recovered $1B in Fraud in FY20
Medicare Fraud Control Units recovered $3.36 for every $1 spent investigating fraud.
FinanceHighmark Reports More Than $220M in Savings Related to Fraud, Waste, and Abuse
Last year, FIPR prevented approximately $7.5 million in fraud, waste, and abuse related to COVID-19, Highmark stated.
StrategyBCBS Minn. Sues Pharma Bro's Old Company
The Eagan, Minnesota-based health insurer alleges that Phoenixus and its U.S. subsidiary Vyera schemed to raise the price of its...
StrategyWith GOP Back at Helm, Montana Renews Push to Sniff Out Welfare Fraud
Montana is considering becoming the latest state to aggressively check welfare eligibility to cut costs. While supporters of the move...
StrategyAHA asks CMS to Spike IRF Demonstration Audits
The proposed integrity audit on inpatient rehabilitation facilities in four states during the public health emergency raises a number of...
Covid-19Contractor Who Was Awarded $34.5M in Government Money and Provided Zero Masks Pleads Guilty to Fraud
The VA and FEMA agreed to pay a first-time vendor in a desperate search for protective equipment. Now Robert Stewart...
Strategyathenahealth to Pay $18.2M to Resolve Kickback, False Claims Allegations
Enticements to customers included trips to The Masters, the U.S. Open, the Kentucky Derby, the World Series, the Indianapolis 500,...