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West Virginia Attorney General accuses Epi-Pen's owner of Medicaid fraud

The state of West Virginia is investigating Mylan, the maker of EpiPen, a life-saving autoinjector used to treat severe allergic reactions, for possible anti-trust violations, including skyrocketing price increases.

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SENIOR CENTER SPOTLIGHT: Talks On Prepaid Funerals & Medicare Fraud Next Week

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Senior Center is holding two special free programs next week:

On Tuesday, September 20 at 1pm, Margaret Cavanaugh, from a local funeral home, will discuss how to prepare yourself to begin thinking about a prepaid funeral.   128 more words

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Pediatric Dentist Pays $1.3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, the Department of Justice along with Connecticut Attorney General George Jepson and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Jesus Villegas, DDS, and his two pediatric dental clinics in Milford and West Haven, Connecticut have entered to a civil settlement to pay $1,367,466 to resolve allegations that they violated the federal and Connecticut False Claims Acts. 298 more words

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Court Upholds Medicaid Fraud Convictions Of Four Florida Execs

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TAMPA (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of four Florida health care executives found guilty in a health care fraud investigation. 123 more words

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Texas Attorney General's $100K Gift Came Despite Agency Rules

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AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Documents show the $100,000 that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accepted from the head of a Dallas-based company his office was investigating came despite internal agency rules that prohibit such gifts. 505 more words

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3 charged in $1 billion scheme to defraud Medicare in Florida, DOJ dubs biggest ever

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The owner of more than 30 Miami-area skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, a hospital administrator and a physician’s assistant were charged with conspiracy, obstruction, money laundering and healthcare fraud in connection with a $1 billion scheme involving numerous Miami-based providers, the United States Department of Justice announced. 83 more words

Physician Accused Of Medicaid Fraud

(Rocky Hill, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A pediatrician with offices in Rocky Hill and Meriden is facing mulitple charges of defrauding Medicaid.

Under arrest is 53-year-old Sheikh Irfan Ahmed. 71 more words

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