Stericycle, Inc. $28.5 Million Multistate Settlement Approved

On February 1, 2016, the allocation of a $28.5 million qui tam False Claims Act settlement involving Stericycle Inc, a medical waste disposal company, was approved. 194 more words

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Florida Urologist to Pay $1,050,000 to Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit

Dr. David Spellberg, a Fort Myers, Florida urologist has agreed to pay $1,050,000 to resolve allegations that he ordered unnecessary medical tests.  Dr. Spellberg, formerly of Naples Urology Associates, was also involved in a recent settlement stemming from allegations that Dr. 227 more words

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Radiology Company Agrees to Pay $8.7 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Lawsuits

Rose Radiology Centers, Inc., a radiology company with thirteen offices in the Tampa Bay Florida area, agreed on January 29, 2016 to pay $8.71 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act.   128 more words

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Prevent Healthcare Fraud By Using Consent Based Social Security Verification

Social Security Number Identity Theft

Identity theft is among the fastest-growing crimes in America and Florida ranks Number #1 for this crime in the USA. A dishonest person who has your Social Security number can use it to obtain your personal details. 712 more words


South Florida Home Health Executive Convicted in $57 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

After a six day trial and just over three hours of deliberation, a South Florida jury convicted the owner and manager of three Miami-area home health agencies of all charges for his role in a $57 million health care fraud scheme.  160 more words

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Christine Arevalo

Title: Vice President of Healthcare Fraud Solutions

Company: ID Experts

Location: Portland, Ore.

When Christine Arevalo was a victim of identity theft in college, she decided to advocate for other victims through her professional pursuits. 257 more words


The big business of health care provider fraud

As you can see from reading this blog, we take all types of fraud seriously and fraud committed by health care providers is no different. 428 more words

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