Medicare chief asked taxpayers to cover stolen jewelry

A top Trump health appointee sought to have taxpayers reimburse her for the costs of jewelry, clothing and other possessions, including a $5,900 Ivanka Trump-brand pendant, that were stolen while in her luggage during a work-related trip, according to documents … Read More

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Texas firm accused of Medicare fraud files for bankruptcy

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A blood-testing company filed for bankruptcy and says it’s cutting jobs because Medicare payments have been withheld over allegations of fraud. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports True Health Diagnostics LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this … Read More

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Fraud Alert: Nationwide Brace Scam

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is alerting the public about a fraud scheme involving orthotic braces and other medical equipment. Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries orthotic braces that are supposedly free to them … Read More

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Seven Medicare Questions You’ve Probably Never Asked

Newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries may face a confusing process as they begin their quests to enroll. Navigating the parts, costs and coverage options can overwhelm even the savviest beneficiaries. Below, we answer seven major questions about Medicare and its coverage. … Read More

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Avoiding health care fraud

STANDARD — As quickly as they’re detected and defeated — new, more complex scams take their place. Health care is a common target. To help residents avoid these swindles, the Putnam County Community Center in Standard recently held a program … Read More

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United States: Hurricane Harvey Special Alert

Hurricane Harvey has left our Houston and Texas communities with significant recovery and restoration needs. As attorneys, we struggle with how we can be most helpful. It is in this spirit, that we have compiled this Special Alert to help … Read More

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