In Billing
Sep 28th, 2018
Health Management Associates, LLC (HMA), a hospital chain that has its headquarters in Naples, Florida will be paying over $260 million to avoid criminal and civil claims associated with a scheme to defraud the government of the United States. In this case, the government alleged that HMA was billing inpatient services when they should have ...
In CMS
Mar 14th, 2018
We’ve seen a surge of Department of Justice (DOJ) takedowns of doctors who committed prescription fraud and abuse of opioid drugs. As prescription opioid addiction grows, so does the crackdown on abuse of federal dollars funding physicians who are feeding patient addiction. On March 9, 63-year-old Jerrold N. Rosenberg, MD, of Rhode Island was sentenced ...
In CMS
Jun 12th, 2009
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) submitted its semiannual report to Congress, reporting an expected $2.4 billion in recoveries the first half of the fiscal year. Recoveries were made from providers, drug companies, other agencies, and even four states. OIG to Recover $2.4B in First Half of FY2009 ...