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Memphis Woman Indicted, Arrested for TennCare Fraud

MEMPHIS – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of Tara Brown for TennCare Fraud.

At the request of the Bureau of TennCare, Office of Program Integrity, TBI Agents began an investigation into the TennCare billing activities of Tara Brown, DOB 8/10/1988, of Memphis, TN. 34 more words


What Doctors Must Know About Stark Law

Given the myriad of federal and state rules and regulations governing the provision of health services, Physicians need to be aware that each business opportunity that deals with the provision of DHS services to Medicare or Medicaid, be it a lease, a new company, or an employment position in a Hospital could lead to potential legal exposure if due care and diligence is not taken. 560 more words


Psych ward: fraud, greed and a life interrupted

Today is September 5th.

Exactly 27 years ago today I had a 2 p.m. appointment with a Miami psychiatrist to explore the possibility of starting on antidepressants. 1,022 more words


The ScripRight Blog - 8/22/17

Greetings from Steve Meister and Shuli Suman, owners and co-founders of ScripRight Healthcare Consultants, LLC.  In this post and several more to come, we are focusing on a   fundamentally important development out of the US Department of Justice.   361 more words

412 Charged in Crackdown on $1.3 Billion Health Care Fraud - The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of people nationwide, including dozens of doctors, have been charged in health care fraud prosecutions, accused of collectively defrauding the government of about $1.3 billion, the Justice Department said on Thursday.

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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