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Beneficiaries received different drug creams than those billed to Medicare.
Learn to spot scams during Medicare Fraud Prevention Week.
Case shows the personal consequences of health care fraud.
As the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency comes to an end, fraudsters are still attempting to bill Medicare for sham tests or treatments and are targeting individuals to illegally obtain money or ...
Allegations say they misrepresented the severity of illnesses.
Scams follow the end of the public health emergency.
Residents were disenrolled from Medicare Advantage plans without consent.
Scams spawned by the pandemic could have lingering consequences.
Senior living facility residents allegedly invited to breakfast meetings to get their information.
They billed separately for E&M services that were included in wound care.
Medicare beneficiaries allegedly recruited and required to sign blank sign-in sheets.
He admitted ordering millions of dollars of unnecessary genetic tests and orthotic braces.
He prepared inaccurate medical records to justify fraudulent billing.
Beneficiaries were pressured to try expensive medications, regardless of need.
Criminal charges brought against 18 defendants in nine federal districts.
Advertisements must specify which plans they want older adults to join.
They collectively billed Medicare over $31 million.
If you have Medicare, you can protect your identity and help prevent health care fraud by guarding your Medicare card like you would a credit card.
Identity theft from stolen Medicare numbers is bec...
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How to Read Your Medicare Summa...
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Feds allege that the doctor often put improper pressure on patients.
My Health Care Trackers are fraud-fighting tools that are available for free to beneficiaries through the SMP program. The trackers help beneficiaries prevent, detect, and report suspected Medicare...
These Social Media Kits were created for Medicare Fraud Prevention Week outreach and education.
Each day of Medicare Fraud Prevention Week has been broken out with suggested pictures and content bel...
SMPs work at the grassroots level with the people directly affected by Medicare fraud, errors, and abuse. They increase public awareness about both the economic and health-related consequences, teach...
Many fraudulent orders contained falsified provider electronic signatures.