Dallas Doctor Indicted In $5M Health Care Fraud Case

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DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas anesthesiologist has been indicted on 17 counts of health care fraud in what investigators say involves $5 million in fraudulent billing. 122 more words


Surescripts Standardises on Splunk In Fight Against Healthcare Fraud

Splunk today announced that Surescripts, the nation’s largest health information network, has standardised on Splunk software for information security and risk management to continue its crackdown on healthcare fraud. 301 more words


Court case shows how health insurers rip off you and your employer

by Wendell Potter,  The Center for Public Integrity

If you think you’re paying too much for employer-sponsored health coverage, you might want to forward this to the HR department. 70 more words


Nevada doctor Dipak Desai guilty in $2.2 million scheme to overcharge for anesthesia

The former owner of a defunct Nevada endoscopy center has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud Medicare, Medicaid and other private health insurance companies by inflating and overcharging for anesthesia services, according to the U.S. 71 more words

Hospital Business News

Biggest healthcare frauds in 2015: Running list

Healthcare fraud continues to roil the industry, as a steady stream of doctors, practice owners, suppliers and even executives are charged weekly with ripping off patients and payers alike. 100 more words

Hospital Business News

Chicago doctor charged in cash kickback for Medicare and Medicaid patient referrals

A Chicago doctor was recently charged in a kick back case. Medicare and Medicaid patients can be valuable to individuals looking to make money from sending referrals to doctors and hospitals in exchange for kickbacks. 531 more words

Healthcare The The Law

On the FBI's Medicare Fraud Strike Forces

$6.5 Billion in Cash


FBI’s Medicare Fraud Strike Forces Strikes $6.5 Billion in Cash.


Miami based Home Health Agency owner guilty of Medicare fraud,  The Medicare Fraud Strike Force since its inception in March 2007, is now operating in nine cities across the country, has charged nearly 2,100 defendants who have collectively billed the Medicare program for more than $6.5 billion. 269 more words

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