Saturday, May 21, 2022

Taken for a Ride

Most able-bodied people are capable of getting to doctor appointments on their own. An automobile, taxicab, bus, bike or train can usually get them there on time. However, convalescents or handicapped individuals often use an ambulette service, which provides a specially equipped motor vehicle...

Physical Therapy, Occupational Fraud

Listen to this Story The owners and operators of medical clinics should be in business to provide essential treatments and services to people who need them. Unfortunately, according to a story in Capital New York, one woman who owned...

High Priority

The government places a high priority on preventing the loss of Medicare health care dollars, particularly in the area of durable medical equipment (DME) where services and supplies offered are vulnerable to fraud. An article published by the Daily Breeze tells about a registered...

Crossing the Line

Unfortunately, a lot of health care fraud occurs in the State of Florida. One reason for the high rate of fraud is because the Sunshine State has a very large pool of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to victimize. An article posted on NBCMiami.com tells...

Image is Everything

To pull off a scheme capable of stealing $205 million from Medicare, there's usually a multitude of players involved in a game that robs the elderly and the poor of medical benefits. An article posted on WPTV.com covers a man who was responsible for...

Not Exactly What the Doctor Ordered

Pharmacists are experts about the chemical properties of drugs and how they work within the human body. Their job is to fill medication orders as prescribed by doctors and provide advice to patients on health-related issues – sometimes referring them to doctors. Most pharmacists...

Fraud Therapy

Have you have suffered an injury that required medical attention? If not, the process of doctor appointments, casts/braces and physical therapy are probably familiar to you. Here's a little background. Let's say that you injure your knee playing basketball. Naturally, you call a sports...

Tamper Resistant

When criminals get desperate, they'll do just about anything to avoid getting caught, even if it means tampering with a witness. An article published by The Montana Standard tells about a mental health therapist who asked one of her Medicaid patients to lie for...

Oh, Brother!

Twins are known for having fun with creating confusion for those who can't tell them apart. They can dress and act alike, fooling friends, teachers and even dates. A man at the center of today 's "Fraud of the Day" used his twin brother...

Dialing for Medicaid Benefits

There are many organizations who use phones to raise funds to keep their programs up and running. They reach out to potential donors by calling for monetary support. Today’s “Fraud of the Day” explains how a woman and her son dialed into a New...

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