Tags » Medicaid Fraud

Illinois nursing center employee convicted for stealing $93,000 from resident

EFFINGHAM, Illinois — An Illinois woman has been sentenced to 2 years of probation, 30 hours of community service and $1,367 in court costs for stealing more than $93,500  from an elderly man’s trust account and life insurance account, according to the Illinois State Police Medicaid Fraud Control Bureau. 151 more words

Crime

Respironics to Pay $34.8 Million for Allegedly Causing False Claims to Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare

Medical equipment manufacturer Respironics Inc. will pay the government $34.8 million for allegedly providing kickbacks – in the form of free call center services – to durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers in exchange for their buying Respironics sleep apnea masks. 260 more words

Healthcare Fraud

Naija nurse admits role in $375M home health care fraud

A Cedar Hill nurse who co-owned a home health company pleaded guilty Tuesday to her role in a $375 million fraud conspiracy, federal prosecutors say. 839 more words

General

Pfizer Agrees to Pay $784.6 Million to Settle False Claims Act Case

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced on February 16, 2016 that it reached an agreement in principle to pay $784.6 million to settle allegations that its Wyeth unit overcharged Medicaid for the heartburn drug Protonix.   149 more words

Government Fraud & Abuse

Former Cop Charged In Connection With Michigan Prescription Drug Ring

LANSING (WWJ/AP) – A former Lansing-area police officer is charged in connection with a prescription drug ring that involved impersonating doctors and submitting fake prescriptions. 353 more words

News