Beware of Open Enrollment Scams

Criminals step up their game this time of the year.

Medicare Fraud May Be Deadly

Study shows patients are more likely to be hospitalized, die after being treated by later-banned providers.

Back Brace Scammers Target People on Medicare

They fraudulently bill Medicare and use up people’s benefits.

Man Pleads Guilty in Case Involving Genetic Testing

He went door to door in scrubs offering free DNA screening for cancer and other diseases.

Genetic Testing Fraud: A Concerning Trend

Numerous reports say scammers are using “fear factor” messaging to vulnerable seniors.

Genetic Testing Company, Principals Agree to Pay $42.6 Million

Company also agrees to 25-year exclusion from federal health care programs.

Doctor Convicted in Device Adulteration Scheme

The $12 million scheme included repackaging single-use catheters.

‘Teledoctors’ Charged with Preying on Seniors

As telemedicine scams rise, feds crack an international scheme.

Pharmaceutical Company Targeting Elderly Admits Kickbacks

Feds say company instructed sales reps to provide false and misleading information.

Thirty Charged for Medically Unnecessary Services

Home health, prescription drugs, DME are among the areas cited.

Owner of Medical Marketing Company Convicted

Kickbacks made for DNA swabs from Medicare beneficiaries.

Play Self-defense Against Scams

Survey shows how people avoided scams.