Category Archive: Medicare & Medicaid Fraud
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    Whistleblower Complaint Alleges False Billing At Healogics
    Posted in: Featured, Medicare & Medicaid Fraud | October 13, 2015

    The whistleblower complaint specifically claims that a document known as a “superbill” was placed in each patient’s chart at the wound centers prior to any visits. The superbill lists all procedures and corresponding billing codes. Physicians were supposed to “check off the procedures that were allegedly, but were in many instances not, done,”according to the lawsuit. Read More »

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    Broward Health Pays Nearly $70 million To Settle Whistleblower Fraud Case

    Broward Health pays nearly $70 million to settle fraud case; whistleblower named Federal officials Tuesday revealed the identity of a Fort Lauderdale orthopedic surgeon who blew the whistle on illegal physician kickbacks, complicit hospital administrators and negligent financial oversight at taxpayer-supported Broward Health, leading the public hospital system to pay nearly $70 million to settle Read More »

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    Columbus Regional To Pay $35 Million To End Whistleblower Lawsuit
    Posted in: Featured, Medicare & Medicaid Fraud | September 10, 2015

    Columbus Regional Healthcare System and Dr. Andrew Pippas have agreed to settle whistleblower claims that they incorrectly billed governmental insurers and violated the False Claims Act.   Dr. Andrew Pippas, medical director of the John B. Amos Cancer Center, has agreed to pay $425,000 to settle billing claims against him.   Columbus Regional has agreed to pay Read More »

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    Whistleblower Files Suit Against N.C. Medical Center & Hospital
    Posted in: Featured, Medicare & Medicaid Fraud | September 8, 2015

    A whistleblower lawsuit unsealed in a North Carolina court last week accused Carolinas Medical Center and N.C. Baptist Hospital of using their jointly-owned health plan to inflate expenses in order to boost reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid, the Charlotte Observer reported last week.   The two hospital systems deny the charges. So far the federal government Read More »

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    Medicare Fraud Suit Settles Against Kmart Corp For Nearly $1.4 Million
    Posted in: Featured, Medicare & Medicaid Fraud | September 3, 2015

    Kmart Corp has paid $1.4 million to settle U.S. allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act by inducing Medicare beneficiaries to fill prescriptions at its pharmacies, the Department of Justice said on Tuesday.   The government said the accord resolves allegations that Kmart, a unit of Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD.O), let beneficiaries use Read More »