Sep 16th, 2015
If you think a scam where orthopedic surgeries were performed by a physician assistant (PA) who never attended medical school is bad, wait until you hear the rest of the story. According to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, Munir Uwaydah, M.D., did not even oversee the PA’s surgery, yet he billed it as his work. The patients were told a board-certified orthopedic ...
In CMS
Jun 29th, 2009
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has become aware of a scam where perpetrators are sending faxes to physician offices posing as the Medicare carrier or Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC). The fax instructs physician staff to respond to a questionnaire to provide an account information update within 48 hours to prevent a gap ...