Provider Investigations reports second quarter results

The OIG’s Provider Investigations unit (PI) completed 441 preliminary investigations and 53 full investigations in the second quarter of fiscal year 2022. PI investigates and reviews allegations of fraud, waste and abuse involving Medicaid providers. Based on an investigation’s findings, … Read More

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Feds charge 21 people with Covid-related fraud

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday announced charges against 21 people for allegedly seeking to defraud government health care programs of $149 million in a variety of pandemic-related scams, including selling fake Covid-19 vaccination cards and submitting claims for unnecessary medical tests. … Read More

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Dentist Faces Theft, Wire Fraud Charges

DOWNERS GROVE, IL — A Westmont woman faces charges of theft and wire fraud after she was accused of getting paid to practice dentistry in Downers Grove without a valid license. Diane Meyer, 61, kept practicing and charging clients after … Read More

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TSBDE Customer Service Survey

The Texas Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) values your opinion and requests your participation in a very brief customer service survey. The information collected will assist our agency in providing the best customer service possible. We invite you to take … Read More

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OIG reports fraud hotline results

The OIG Fraud Hotline handled 5,995 calls and other points of contact in the second quarter of fiscal year 2022. The hotline is an avenue for the public to report suspicious behavior involving a health care provider or client who … Read More

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Providence agrees to pay $22 million in medical fraud case

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Providence Health & Services Washington will pay $22.6 million to resolve allegations that its Walla Walla hospital fraudulently billed Medicare, Medicaid and other federal health care programs for medically unnecessary neurosurgery procedures. Vanessa R. Waldref, U.S. … Read More

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