Happy 15th Birthday........Sonny!!!

I have never missed one of my son’s birthdays until now. It is truly one of the most difficult moments for me to think that he will celebrate, take pictures, create wonderful memories, and I will be absent. 516 more words

United States Pursues FCA Allegations Against Doctors for Spinal Implant Bribes

According to a DoJ press release, the United States has filed complaints against Dr. Aria Sabit, Reliance Medical Systems, Apex Medical Technologies, Kronos Spinal Technologies, and the company owners Brett Berry, John Hoffman, and Adam Pike under the False Claims Act alleging that Apex and Kronos paid physicians in order to get them to use Reliance spinal implants.   148 more words

Healthcare Fraud

Healthcare Fraud, Just Down the Block

A short story about why I’m so annoyed today:

In the beginning of January, I took advantage of the new provisions in Obamacare to go to the doctor for my yearly, free, routine physical. 545 more words


Understanding Medicare Hospice Benefits Can Help Eliminate Fraud

by Barbara Parrott McGinity, LMSW, Program Director, Texas Senior Medicare Patrol

What is Hospice care?
Hospice care is designed for patients with six months or less to live if their disease runs its natural course. 711 more words

Healthcare Fraud

Cancer Doctor Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Dr. Meera Sachdeva of Jackson, Mississippi was sentenced to 20 years in prison and ordered to repay approximately $8.2 million for fraud at the former Rose Cancer Center in Summit, Mississippi according to a recent… 165 more words

Healthcare Fraud

Medicare Beneficiaries are Prime Target for Scammers

by Barbara Parrott McGinity, LMSW

The phone calls are endless. You get offers of back braces and medical alerts. Someone calls and wants to help you save money on your Medicare costs. 542 more words

Financial Exploitation