How to Avoid Medicare Scams

U.S. News article gives info and tips.

Twelve-state Vascular Centers Case Settled

Surgical procedures were performed regardless of need.

Cardiologist Sentenced to 42 Months

He implanted unnecessary pacemakers.

Hospice Nurse Expected to Plead Guilty

Scheme included hastening patients’ deaths.

Scammers Pose as Medicare

They try to obtain personal and financial info.

Ambulance Company Owner Charged

He instructed staff on how to write false reports

Government Intervenes in Eye Doctor Case

Lawsuit includes unnecessary cataract surgery, upcoding

Nurse Takes Pills from Patients

She used their identities to obtain opioids

Hospital Chain Agrees to Pay Over $260 Million

They pressured doctors to increase ER patient admissions

Feds Settle Huge Whistleblower Lawsuit

Dialysis provider allegedly helped MA plans cheat

Doctor Convicted of False Billing Scheme

He conspired to falsify patient medical records

Man Sentenced for Fraud, Identity Theft

He used the identity of a beneficiary for 17 years