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Doctor Indicted in Telemedicine Fraud Conspiracy

U.S. attorney says telecare was a fiction and claims were unnecessary and fraudulent.

Serious Flaws Found in Hospice

OIG report reveals 87% of hospices cited for deficiencies.

Owner of Medical Marketing Company Convicted

Kickbacks made for DNA swabs from Medicare beneficiaries.

Lawsuit Alleges Surgeon Defrauded Millions from Government

It says he performed unnecessary spine surgeries, received kickbacks.

Home Health Agency Owners Sentenced, Ordered to Pay

They engaged in a conspiracy to recruit patients and bill for unnecessary services.

Cancer Screening Investigated

Woman receives call about “free” test.

Cardiologist Agrees to Pay $5.8 Million

He was accused of billing for unnecessary cardiac stents.

Federal Law Enforcement Alerts the Public

Genetic testing scam targets Medicare beneficiaries.

Feds Say Man Took over $670,000 in Multi-state Scam

He allegedly threw pizza parties at nursing homes and homeless shelters to show products.

Podiatrist Convicted of Defrauding Medicare

She claimed to have provided routine nail care in nursing homes.

Man Sentenced in Genetic Testing Case

SMP became involved with the case a few years ago.

Study Shows Who Fraudsters Target

Patients likely to be minority, disabled, and dually enrolled.


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