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Assisted Living Facility Owners Charged In Kickback Scheme

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Ten owners of assisted-living facilities in Miami-Dade County have been indicted on charges that they received kickbacks for referring residents to a pharmacy for medications and durable medical equipment. 162 more words


Former Iowa psychiatrist pleads guilty to health care fraud

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — A Grinnell, Iowa physician has pleaded guilty in federal court on two counts of health care fraud, says U.S. Attorney Kevin VanderSchel . 76 more words


Medicare Spent $359 Million on Unnecessary Chiropractic Care in 2013

More than 80% of the money that Medicare paid to chiropractors in 2013 went for medically unnecessary procedures, a new federal audit found. The federal insurance program for senior citizens spent roughly $359 million on unnecessary chiropractic care that year for treatment of strains, sprains or joint conditions, a review by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General found.

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Experience matters: Hiring the best healthcare licensing lawyer

How much did it cost you to become a licensed and practicing healthcare professional? While doing the math, in addition to the hard cost of tuition for many years of school, remember to include the opportunity cost of all else you may have done to earn money while you dedicated your life and career path to healthcare practice. 639 more words

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Preventing and Reducing Improper Medicare and Medicaid Expenditures Act

By Dr. David Edward Marcinko MBA


This Act was introduced into congress in 2013 and contains a number of provisions that would increase rewards and incentives for those who uncover healthcare fraud, as well as heighten penalties for those who commit it. 314 more words


Brooklyn surgeon in Medicare billing scheme convicted of fraud, faces 40 years in prison


A Brooklyn surgeon is facing more than 40 years in prison after a federal jury convicted him of a massive Medicare fraud that included claims he’d performed 600 procedures on one person. 80 more words

Mother and Son Duo Plead Guilty to $16 million Medicare Pharmacy Fraud Scheme

Yesterday, August 30, 2016, Niurka Fernandez, 54, and her son Roberto Alvarez, 29, both of Miami, each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud before U.S. 297 more words

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