Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Health care fraud judgments

  • Federal authorities say they recovered $4.1 billion in health care fraud judgments last year, a record high which officials on Monday credited to new tools for cracking down on deceitful Medicare claims. The recovered funds are up roughly 50 percent from 2009.
  • (AP - msnbc.com)
  • MIAMI -- Federal authorities say they recovered $4.1 billion in health care fraud judgments last year, a record that officials on Monday credited to new tools for cracking down on deceitful Medicare claims. The recovered funds are up about 50 percent from 2009.
  • (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
  • The Department of Justice announced December 19 that it had secured more than $3 billion in settlements and judgments in civil cases $2.4 billion in recoveries for fraud committed against federal health care programs.
  • (AMA)
  • ASHEVILLE — Mission Hospital will pay the federal government $1.
  • (Asheville Citizen-Times)
  • They were taken to a hospital and later released. MIAMI — Federal authorities say they recovered $4.
  • (Bangor Daily News)
  • A man charged in connection with a $4 million health care fraud scheme will serve six years in prison An order handed down Jan. 30 denied defendants motions for a new trial and judgment of acquittal.
  • (The State Journal)
  • Since January of that year, the U.S. government has recovered $6.6 billion in cases involving fraud against federal health care programs. The federal probe was jointly pursued by the U.S. Attorneys office in Rochester, N.Y.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

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