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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7 People Sentenced in Telemedicine Pharmacy Fraud Scheme

A federal judge in Greeneville, Tennessee, sentenced seven people and seven related corporate entities for deceiving pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) regarding tens of thousands of prescriptions. The scheme involved using telemedicine to authorize prescriptions and gain insurance information. The leader … Read More

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Trial of LifeBrite CEO to begin Monday

The trial of the CEO of LifeBrite is scheduled to start Monday morning in federal court in Florida. Christian Fletcher, 34, is one of ten defendants charged for their participation in an elaborate pass-through billing scheme using rural hospitals in … Read More

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