Friday, December 14, 2018

Shrinking Fraud Down to Size

There are several situations where having a personal reference is helpful. For example, when you’re applying for a job, it doesn’t hurt to provide the names of individuals who can vouch for your work ethic and trustworthiness. If you’re trying to get into an...

Misdiagnosed

An Institute of Medicine report estimates that 30 cents of every healthcare dollar are wasted in unnecessary healthcare costs, many related to misdiagnoses. (That adds up to about $750 billion a year.) A Powell, Wyoming psychologist committed Medicaid fraud by misdiagnosing patients with mental...

Rolling Along

Medicare fraud involving motorized wheelchairs is big business. The crime is commonly committed by unscrupulous doctors and medical supply companies that are out to make a few extra bucks. Net News Publisher reports that a former officer of a San Bernandino Durable Medical Equipment...

Just another Day on the Job

I'm sure we've all had negative experiences with the job search process. Good resumes aren't the only qualifier for many jobs—employers want more. Once we find a job, we essentially spend our time trying to keep it until we move to the next one...

States Take on Welfare Fraud – with Huge Returns

With unemployment still sky-high and states reeling from reduced revenues, they're getting more insistent – and oftentimes smarter – about cracking down on welfare fraud. In San Diego County, investigators are visiting homes of welfare recipients to verify eligibility – saving a total of $4.5...
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