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Florida's Medicaid fraud unit wins award

Recovering  more than $165 million from Medicaid fraud last year helped a Florida investigative unit win national honors, officials said Monday.

Florida’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit received the Award of Excellence in Fighting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse from the U.S. 120 more words

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Medicare fraud

Are you working for or you know a health facility that is committing Medicaid or Medicare fraud? Have you been denied benefits under your Medicaid or Medicare health insurance benefits fraudulently by a company or doctor’s office? 40 more words

Woman Sentenced In $1.6 Million Medicaid Scam

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman is headed to prison for her role in a health care fraud scheme.

Anne Silver, of Morris, was sentenced Monday to 10 months behind bars. 118 more words

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Prosecutors: Dentist Pulled Tooth While Riding Hoverboard

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Prosecutors say an Alaska dentist charged with Medicaid fraud pulled a sedated patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboard. 140 more words

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Brooklyn Dentist Accused Of Using Unlicensed Staffers For Work, Defrauding Medicaid

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Brooklyn dentist used unlicensed people to perform dental work in his office and sent the bills to Medicaid, the New York State Attorney General’s Office alleged Friday. 251 more words

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16 Texans Charged in $60 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A federal grand jury had indicted 16 Texans for their part in a healthcare fraud scheme. 220 more words

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DOJ charges ex-Tenet Healthcare exec with role in $400M fraud scheme

http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/healthcare/doj-charges-ex-tenet-healthcare-exec-role-400m-fraud-scheme

Six months after Tenet Healthcare reached an agreement to pay $514 million in penalties for an alleged kickback scheme, one of its former executives has been indicted for his part in the plan to pay bribes for patient referrals. 291 more words