Corporate integrity agreements are often part of the deal when the Office of Inspector General settles false claims cases with providers and organizations. Entities agree to the terms of these agreements, and the government agrees not to exclude them (at least at that time) from participation in federal programs. Read more...
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Authorities charged 11 south Florida residents with defrauding Medicare and Medicaid by enrolling ineligible people living in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, the FBI announced.
To analyze and improve access to vast amounts of data across multiple programs, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has formed an office of enterprise data and analytics and hired its first chief data officer to oversee it.
States are turning to data analytics to improve efforts to thwart healthcare fraud and other crimes poaching government-funded programs, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts.
From upcoding to kickbacks to sales scam accusations, recent news clusters around a theme of executive involvement in proven and allegfed healthcare fraud.
Implementing the federal False Calims Act resulted in $5.69 billion in recoveries in fiscal 2014, nearly $3 billion of it linked to whistleblower lawsuits, WOWT NBC News reported. Underlying these cumulative results, recent headlines describe the workings of the law in fraud cases successfully and unsuccessfully brought.
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