Ninety-four people, including doctors, health care company owners, and executives, have been charged for their alleged participation in schemes to collectively submit more than $251 million in false claims to the Medicare program. This is the largest federal health care fraud takedown since Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations began in 2007.
I have been in the health care field for 30 years, on the business side. Have worked for providers and insurance companies and have seen so much fraud and abuse it would shock most people. I started in this field working for a major insurance company auditing accounts for a government benefit program and reporting suspected fraud. The way to stop fraud is that employees have to report it! But let me tell anyone who wants to go this route-Understand that it will change your life. It is one of the hardest things to get through, because you have to follow through. It is worth every bit of grief that you will experience, because you will live knowing that you have honor and ethics. If more employees were willing to report fraud, than employers would hesitate to commit fraud...
Unfortunately, in the process, elderly patients are victimized by getting harmful radiation from unnecessary diagnostic tests, just for the sake of increasing a doctor's bill.
by Judy Specht19 months ago
I have been listening to how the government has a billion dollars for getting people to sign up for the Affordable Healthcare Act. Would that money have been better spent training more doctors and building new...
by TimTurner7 years ago
Ok so I'm watching CNN this morning and they have 3 Democrats talking about the healthcare plan and how it's going to be great for Americans.They talked about ways they were going to pay for the plan and two of the ways...
by Alexander A. Villarasa4 years ago
The Trojan horse that is Obama Care has slipped by the gates of American consciousness and has started to disgorge its abominbale contents into the grind that is our daily medical lives. Can we...
by Holle Abee5 years ago
According to ABC, 67% of Americans polled want to kill the law completely or kill the individual mandate. Could the law work without the mandate? Any ideas?http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/20 … l-mandate/
by SparklingJewel6 years ago
This link has good information on this subject. I haven't read it all yet. It is from a conservative news site.http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.vi … eId=106694
by Susan Reid4 years ago
If you are insured through your employer, the answer is no. If you are an individual or small business owner, please share your thoughts.Did you know there will be online health care insurance marketplaces...
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