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Hundreds of Hospices Provide Substandard Care to Medicare Beneficiaries

The HHS Office of Inspector General recently analyzed complaint reports and other relevant data from 4,563 hospice care facilities around the country. Its findings were published in a report titled “Hospice Deficiencies Pose Risks to Medicare Beneficiaries.” 
In the document,...

Whistleblowers Expose Rampant Telemedicine Fraud

Whistleblowers Expose Rampant Telemedicine Fraud

Recently, a man living in a nursing home in Pennsylvania was offered a free orthotic brace over the phone. Although the man’s son declined the offer and refused to give out his father’s Medicare information, 13 braces were later delivered to the man’s home.
Eventually,...




Top Healthcare Fraud Recoveries 2019, Opioid Makers Lead The Way

Top Healthcare Fraud Recoveries 2019, Opioid Makers Lead The Way

It is no secret that healthcare fraud is rampant in America. Notwithstanding, the last decade has seen more fraud investigations and False Claims Act recoveries than ever before. In 2019, just like in the nine previous years, healthcare fraud settlements and judgments surpassed $2...

Florida’s Largest Cannabis Dealer Hit with Shareholder Class Action

Florida’s Largest Cannabis Dealer Hit with Shareholder Class Action

As more and more states drop their prohibitions against cannabis, investors are flocking to businesses that sell the products. The growth potential is enormous for well-run companies with savvy, innovative management. But, on the flip side, poorly run companies are capable of squandering fortunes...

Hospice Care Fraud | Whistleblowers Serving Justice

Hospice Care Fraud | Whistleblowers Serving Justice

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services released the results of a four-year-long survey of 4,563 hospice facilities nationwide. The study, which ran from 2012 to 2016, included nearly every hospice center that serviced Medicare patients. It was the most in-depth study of its...


Bad Faith and Opioids: Insurers Abandon Businesses During the Crisis

Bad Faith and Opioids: Insurers Abandon Businesses During the Crisis

The opioid crisis has affected communities across America. Every day, about 130 people in the US die of an opioid overdose, with a large fraction of those deaths attributable to prescription painkillers, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Major contributors to the epidemic include...

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