Provider Investigations reports second quarter results
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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

Feds charge 21 people with Covid-related fraud
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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

Dentist Faces Theft, Wire Fraud Charges
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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

TSBDE Customer Service Survey
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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

OIG reports fraud hotline results
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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

Providence agrees to pay $22 million in medical fraud case
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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

Memphis Caregiver Arrested, Charged in TennCare Fraud Case
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A Memphis woman accused of falsely charging TennCare for services she did not provide has been arrested following an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division. In October 2021, TBI agents began an … Read More

Records Requests in an OIG Investigation
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The following article was supplied by Texas HHS-OIG. Keeping accurate and complete patient records is part of providing quality patient care. Good record keeping can also help protect a practice against allegations of wrongdoing. The patient record is a legal … Read More

RGV doctor scheduled for sentencing in health fraud case
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HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A doctor convicted of falsely diagnosing patients with diseases to increase his revenue will soon be sentenced for his crimes. A U.S. District Court judge scheduled the sentencing for Jorge Zamora-Quezada, 65, for May 18. … Read More

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