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Protected: Medicare fraud bill reintroduced U.S. increases chances of indictment for Fraud

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, has reintroduced legislation that would double the fines and jail time for people convicted of Medicare fraud. It also creates a new criminal offense punishable with a 10 year minimum sentence for those who knowingly sell or distribute the ID numbers of Medicare beneficiaries. The legislation also bars those who have been part of Medicare fraud in the past from billing Medicare if they switch companies. It...

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Medicaid Fraud Bust | Medicare Fraud Attorney | Denver | Boulder | Colorado

The North Carolina Attorney General’s office announced this past Monday that nine health care employees at Families First Home Health Care in Alleghany County, NC have been accused of defrauding Medicare. Seven employees are accused of submitting fake time sheets claiming services were provided and two other employees are accused of falsifying documents. The cost to the Medicaid program of these accused crimes is more than $50,400. An...

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