In Audit
Nov 29th, 2018
A 5-year demonstration to develop improved procedures for the identification and prosecution of potential Medicare fraud occurring in the Home Health Program will begin in Illinois no sooner than Dec. 10, pending Congressional approval. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will conduct the Review Choice Demonstration for Home Health Services in Jurisdiction M, ...
Feb 13th, 2015
The Denver Post published an article about an Ohio podiatrist, Anthony Innocenzi, MD, who practiced medicine in Grand Junction, Colorado, and who pleaded guilty to Medicare fraud. The case is important, and should make providers pause and think, because it demonstrates that even a small amount of inappropriately obtained money can serve as the basis ...
In Audit
Jun 11th, 2010
Nine hospitals in seven states recently agreed to pay the federal government more than $9.4 million to settle whistleblower allegations that they overcharged Medicare for spinal kyphoplasty procedures, the U.S. Department of Justice announced May 17. Experts say this isn’t the first settlement of this nature, and it won’t be the last. In May and September ...
Jun 15th, 2009
A St. Louis, Mo. podiatrist has been indicted for allegedly submitting false bills to Medicare and Medicaid, including bills for foot care on patients whose feet had been amputated, the U.S. Attorney’s office said June 12. St. Louis Podiatrist Indicted for Medicare Fraud was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...