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Hospice company settles false claims allegations

Federal prosecutors say a hospice company in Arizona has agreed to pay $12 million to settle allegations that the company submitted Medicare claims for patients who did not have a terminal prognosis of six months or less.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 05:30pm EDT

Tags: courts, Medicare fraud

Medicare scam hits Virginia residents

It's the time of year when seniors are being asked to reevaluate Medicare and drug program plans. The crooks have picked up on this and are now targeting some seniors, calling and threatening to have benefits cut-off if they don't provide information such as bank account numbers.

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 12:31pm EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Medicare, Medicare fraud

Podiatrist sentenced for $1M Medicare fraud

Federal prosecutors say a Gambrills podiatrist has been sentenced to 54 months in prison for a plot to bill Medicare for $1 million for services he never performed.

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 05:10am EST

Tags: podiatrist, Medicare fraud, Gambrills