Twenty Detroit-area residents have been charged for their roles in physician home visit, home health care, chiropractic, and psychotherapy schemes to submit more than $34 million in false billing to Medicare. 322 more words
Tags » HEALTHCARE FRAUD
ANN ARBOR (WWJ) – Truven Health Analytics announced the release of an addition to its Payment Integrity Enterprise solution: Provider Surveillance Executive Dashboards.
The latest addition helps states and managed care organizations prioritize their provider credentialing workload by delivering public records information in an easy-to-consume format to root out healthcare fraud. 264 more words
The Department of Justice has announced that the Ensign Group, Inc. (Ensign), which operates skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) across the western United States, has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that the company systematically defrauded the Medicare program by submitting bills for unnecessary therapy services… 161 more words
Lynch Ambulance, an ambulance company based in Orange County, California, has paid the United States more than $3 million to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging it received over-payments from the Medicare program and other federal health care programs for transporting patients who were not eligible for ambulance transports. 172 more words
Newark, N.J. – Jose Katz, a 69 year old cardiologist from Closter, NJ and whom had offices in New Jersey and New York is facing up to 10 years in prison in running a scheme that ran unnecesary tests and treatments on patients, which resulted in $19 million in bogus bills. 115 more words