This video is very important. It talks about how the DOJ and HHS have a joint initiative strike force to eliminate Medicare fraud and the joint initiative has been very effective.
Healthcare fraud is “distressingly common”. Despite the fact doctors make very good money, they participate in incredible schemes to defraud health care. The new Obama Care act gives state agencies the tools they need to uncover fraud and return the stolen money.
In Miami recently dozens of defendants were involved in $263 million in false medicare claims. There were reports of ripoffs from hospices to hospitals. In one case involving $74 million in thefts, certain companies and doctors where shuffling around hundreds of dementia patients and saying they were providing intensive psychotherapy, but in fact these were services that never happened.
In one of the single largest cases in Miami, doctors and administrators were participating in schemes to…
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