Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Social Media #FAIL

For those who do not actively participate in social media, here's what you need to know: websites exist that allow individuals to post comments about their lifestyle via pictures and messages, while following the postings of other users. From time to time, some users...

Not Halloween

A traffic light, a cartoon character, a hotdog: the options for Halloween costumes are endless, really. You simply have to use your noodle. Costumes and impersonations make sense at Halloween, but what about the rest of the year? According to PortChesterPatch.com one man thought...

Full House

There are days in this business that make me just want to curl up in the tiny space underneath my desk and cry. This is one of them. According to today's ''Fraud of the Day'' from The Huffington Post, 741 tax returns were filed...

Mental Mistake

Medicare pays for designated costs related to both inpatient and outpatient mental health services. (This is pretty important to beneficiaries who have a mental health condition that needs to be treated.) An article posted on Local10.com tells how the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of...

Closed For Business

The message that the Medicare Strike Force wants to send to fraudsters everywhere is that they can expect to have their ''open for business'' sign flipped to ''going out of business.'' An article reported on Local10.com states that a former home health care company...

Fraud, Fraud and More Fraud

The news of an oil spill is never pleasant. The damage inflicted by the spill on the livelihoods of people in the community and on the environment has the potential to be life changing. And, while we may dislike the inevitable increase in the...

Replacing Fraud

Most things can be replaced. For instance, if you wear a hole in the bottom of your shoe, you can purchase a new pair and throw the old ones out. An article published in the Idaho Statesman tells about how one Idaho man went...

With This Ring, I Thee Commit Fraud

Weddings can be expensive. There's the dress to consider, the rental fee for the most beautiful facility available and don't forget the cost for the reception. (Thousands of dollars later, elopement doesn't sounds like a bad idea.) Perhaps the subject of today's ''Fraud of...

Trend vs. Fad

Listen to this Story Fads can be described as a short-lived enthusiasm for something that emerges quickly then eventually fizzles out. Some examples include bell bottom jeans, go-go boots, Baby on Board signs, Rubik's Cubes and Silly Bandz. In...

Diagnosis: Fraud

Listen to this Story Medical billers have to deal with a lot of numbers, so it's easy to understand how a few digits could become transposed. A few wrong numbers could report an incorrect diagnosis and as a result, cause...
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