Medicaid Fraud – Case Updates in 2019

Medicaid is a type of insurance program that was created to provide health care services to people that are low-income or disabled at either a low cost or completely free. The downside to such a program, as with most government programs, is that there are Read More …

Update on Medicaid Fraud In New York

Medicaid is a federal and state program that provides individuals with low incomes, disabilities, or other conditions to receive medical treatment and care for a free or low cost. Unfortunately, as with any government program, Medicaid is prone to fraudulent use by individuals looking to Read More …

I Believe My Employer Has Committed Medicaid Fraud, How Do I Report It?

Reporting Medicaid Fraud for your employer Medicaid fraud costs the government billions of dollars every year, which averts funds that are meant to be used for lawful health care services away from those who truly need them. Violations by employers may include forging prescriptions, billing Read More …

What Is The Government Doing to Prevent Medicaid Fraud?

Healthcare fraud is a type of white-collar crime that involves the filing of inaccurate healthcare claims with the intent to turn a profit. While practitioner schemes include but are not limited to billing for services that have not been rendered, misusing codes on a claim, Read More …

How to Report Dental Medicaid Fraud

An issue which plagues the public medical system is Medicaid fraud, with dentistry being no exception to the problem. To counteract this public crisis it is imperative that it be reported; this not only stops the present case of fraud, it also discourages further fraud Read More …

6 Common Medicaid Fraud Penalties A Defendant May Face

Simply put, Medicaid fraud is far more common than you may think. In 2017 alone, according to the Department of Health and Human Services, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) convictions totaled 1,528 with the majority having to do with Personal Care Services (PCS) attendants and Read More …

The 3 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Medicaid Fraud Investigations

In the words of business magnate Daymond John, “Life is 20% what happens to you, and 80% how you respond.” While it may be a bit of an unusual connection, this quote is particularly relevant when it comes to dealing with the news that you Read More …

How to Survive a Medicaid Fraud Investigation

Receiving a Medicaid fraud letter can be intimidating. Alone, the average person does not possess adequate knowledge to understand why they are being interviewed, and where their Medicaid fraud investigation may lead. Without proper guidance from an experienced professional, they may end up tarnishing their Read More …

Why an MFCU Expansion Would Increase Medicaid Fraud Recovery Rates

Over the last several years, particularly since the start of President Trump’s administration, the topic of Medicaid fraud has seen a consistent spike in popularity among not just national headlines, but political discourse as well. Furthermore, although direct legislation regarding the matter has not yet Read More …

Medicaid Fraud Cases on the Rise

There is little doubt concerning the fact that Medicaid, a public health coverage program, helps millions of low-income people every day. With affordable or even zero cost aid provided by the taxpayer-funded program, countless elders, pregnant women, children from low-income families, disabled people, and others Read More …