Oklahoma getting refund in Medicaid fraud case

Oklahoma is getting back $3.8 million in Medicaid fraud money recovered under a federal investigation into prescription drug prices, as several states begin to look more closely at how managed care administrators bill for pharmaceuticals. Attorney General John O’Connor announced … Read More

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Dansville doctor settles federal fraud allegations

BUFFALO – A Dansville physician has agreed to pay more than $600,000 to resolve allegations that during a five-year period he fraudulently billed Medicare and Medicaid, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York. Dr. James … Read More

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Dental scams take a bite out of consumers’ wallets

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Scammers are targeting your teeth. The Better Business Bureau reports it has seen an uptick in reports of fraud surrounding common cosmetic procedures like teeth whitening, Invisalign, veneers and other treatments. The BBB says often people … Read More

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Six Individuals, Six Companies, Indicted For Medicare Fraud

BOSTON – A statewide grand jury has indicted Four independent clinical laboratories, two laboratory marketing companies in connection with over $2 million in false Medicare claims to Massachusetts, according to Attorney General Maura Healey’s office. The indicted defendants are: Vipin … Read More

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Dental Industry Whistleblowers: Risks and Rewards

Citizens may file whistleblower complaints or qui tam actions against violators (persons or companies) through a variety of mechanisms. The two most common mechanisms for complaint filing in the dental industry are workers via the US Department of Labor especially … Read More

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