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Healthcare Fraud: it’s not just Medicare and Medicaid

Posted  10/17/18
Last year, the U.S. Department of Justice recovered $2.4 billion in settlements and judgments involving fraud in the healthcare industry perpetrated against government payors. But government programs like Medicare and Medicaid aren’t the only targets of massive healthcare fraud schemes. A recent Department of Justice press release announced the unsealing of a 32-count indictment containing charges against four individuals and seven companies in a $1 billion healthcare fraud that impacted...

Fraudster of the Week -- Monarch Medical Group

Posted  04/28/17
Last week, California state prosecutors charged 26 individuals, including 21 physicians and 2 pharmacists, in connection with a kickback scheme orchestrated by Tanya and Christopher King, the owners of a practice management company called Monarch Medical Group and other related companies.   If convicted, the involved physicians could face up to 25 years in prison and the pharmacists could face up to 28 years.  Tanya King—who has been charged with 91...

DOJ intervenes in $50 Million Healthcare Fraud Case

Posted  03/2/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team Preet Bharara, US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced a civil suit and criminal actions against several doctors and health care entities alleging over $50M in fraud through schemes that lasted over 12 years. Five of the six doctors charged in their personal capacity were arrested in the New York area on Wednesday. The allegations center around Asim Hameedi, a cardiologist...

January 30, 2017

Florida announced a $1.5 million life claim settlement agreement reached with subsidiaries of the Ameriprise Group, RiverSource Life Insurance Company and RiverSource Life Insurance Company of New York. The settlement agreement focuses on the one-sided use of the Social Security Administration’s Death Master File to stop paying a deceased person’s annuity, but not using the same information to find and begin paying the deceased’s family or other beneficiaries for life insurance policies. Florida, California, New Hampshire, North Dakota and Pennsylvania conducted the examination into the companies that led to this agreement. Florida’s allocation of the multi-state settlement payment by Ameriprise is more than $111,000, which covers the costs of the investigations and future compliance monitoring. To date, state insurance regulators have either reached settlements or concluded the investigation of 28 of the top 40 companies constituting 80 percent of the total market. Efforts continue to be focused on the examination of the remaining 12 insurers. FL

November 21, 2016

Pennsylvania announced the filing of criminal charges against 50 individuals following investigations by the Office of Attorney General’s Insurance Fraud Section. The charges are part of a November sweep conducted by the Insurance Fraud Section, which is the largest law enforcement entity in Pennsylvania with specific authority to investigate and prosecute cases of insurance fraud. The total potential fraud involved in these cases is more than $1.1 million. The charges announced involve some of the most common types of insurance fraud. PA

A Big Friday for Whistleblowers

Posted  12/21/15
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team In what might be a first of its kind for whistleblowers and the government, this past Friday there were four significant government fraud recoveries all initiated by whistleblowers. In the midst of what is certainly an ever-expanding parade of whistleblower-prompted fraud settlements by the government, this may be the only time four major settlements were announced in a single day.  And it does not...

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