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Dr. Whistleblower: Reporting $10 million in a Medicare billing fraud scheme, could share in recovery

Former CEO of a physician-hospital practice venture, Robert Dannenhoffer, MD, filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging his former employer terminated the doctor’s position in retaliation for Dannenhoffer reporting a $10 million Medicare fraud scheme. 863 more words

Healthcare The The Law

Florida Urologist to Pay $1,050,000 to Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit

Dr. David Spellberg, a Fort Myers, Florida urologist has agreed to pay $1,050,000 to resolve allegations that he ordered unnecessary medical tests.  Dr. Spellberg, formerly of Naples Urology Associates, was also involved in a recent settlement stemming from allegations that Dr. 227 more words

Government Fraud & Abuse

Radiology Company Agrees to Pay $8.7 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Lawsuits

Rose Radiology Centers, Inc., a radiology company with thirteen offices in the Tampa Bay Florida area, agreed on January 29, 2016 to pay $8.71 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act.   128 more words

Government Fraud & Abuse

South Florida Home Health Executive Convicted in $57 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

After a six day trial and just over three hours of deliberation, a South Florida jury convicted the owner and manager of three Miami-area home health agencies of all charges for his role in a $57 million health care fraud scheme.  160 more words

Government Fraud & Abuse

Rampant Medicare Fraud 😷😷😷 Yeah, Single Payer Health Care

Administration officials are patting themselves on the back for tracking down Medicare fraud, but the real problem is ineffective claims scrutiny and management that allows fraudulent claims to occur over a six-year period as described below. 541 more words

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Guyana-born cardiologist sentenced to 20 years in US prison for overbilling Medicare

Guyana-born cardiologist sentenced to 20 years in US prison for overbilling Medicare

Published on December 28, 2015 – Caribbean News Now

CLEVELAND, USA — A Guyana-born cardiologist was sentenced to 20 years in prison on December 18, 2015, for performing unnecessary catheterizations, tests, stent insertions and causing unnecessary coronary artery bypass surgeries as part of a scheme to overbill… 103 more words

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A Memorable Comment

Two years ago, I posted about Beverly Cooper who was convicted of multiple counts of fraud and was facing up to a ten-year sentence in Federal Prison.   969 more words

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