In Billing
Jan 25th, 2019
School faculty often does whatever it takes to help out a student to ensure they thrive in their educational environment. And then, there is Casey Smitherman, the superintendent of Elwood Community Schools in Indiana, who took nurturing to an extreme when she committed fraud to treat a student with strep throat. Smitherman was booked on ...
Apr 4th, 2014
Akron, Ohio physician, Adolph Harper, and three of his employees were indicted for illegally prescribing hundreds of thousands of doses of prescription painkillers and anti-anxiety medications (OxyContin®, Percocet®, Roxicet®, Opana®, methadone, and others) from 2009-2012. The prescriptions were for no legitimate medical purposes, and Harper allegedly continued to write prescriptions to “patients” ...
Mar 1st, 2011
Whether it is a staged accident or upcoding a physician service, fraud costs everyone. By Anita Barsalou, CPC Working in the insurance industry for over 27 years has led me to realize just how much insurance fraud costs us as consumers and as a society. This is not a victimless crime. We’re all affected by ...