Tuesday, September 17, 2019

FRAUD OF THE WEEK – Last 5 Days

Homewrecker

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas announced a shutdown of a $40 million fraudulent medical billing and kickback operation with the filing of charges against more than two dozen doctors, pharmacists and business owners.

Tragic Circumstances

Assisted living is a great option for people who need assistance with medical and personal care. Actual living spaces are designed to be like...

Putting a Price on Body Parts

The title of this blog sounds a bit gruesome, but I assure you that it is only intended to get your attention about a...

Smile, You’ve Just Been Busted for Fraud

It’s amusing to see the mug shots of people who have been caught in a crime. They are all smiles, like they are proud...

Buried Under a Mountain of Paperwork

Medicaid provider fraud is pretty common. It’s usually accomplished by submitting lots of claim forms stating that services were provided to beneficiaries, when they...

FEDERAL FRAUD

The Old Bait and Switcheroo

The “Bait and Switch” sales tactic has been around for a long time. It’s commonly used to attract someone to a good deal, then the customer ends up with something else, usually for a higher price.

Irregularities

Irregularities are usually not a good thing. The D.C. Department of Human Services discovered some irregularities in welfare payments and reported their findings to...

Can You Hear Me Now?

Judging by that title, you know this fraud blog is about cell phones in some way, form or fashion. Listen up so you can...

Fraudulent Air

According to the Mayo Clinic, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is used to treat decompression sickness, a hazard of scuba diving. It can also be...

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