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A Physician View of Health Insurance – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

He takes on health insurance. It’s comedy, so he doesn’t address the real reality of fraud among other things. However, I think he captured how many doctors think about insurance (right or wrong). Health insurance — Dr. Glaucomflecken (@DGlaucomflecken) October 7, […].

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Settlement Agreed with Florida Children’s Health Insurance Website Contractor to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

HIPAA Journal

FHKC is a state-created entity that offers health and dental insurance to children in Florida between the ages of 5 and 18. FHKC receives Medicaid funds and state funds for providing health insurance programs for children in Florida.


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DOJ charges four in $37M global telehealth fraud scheme

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Department of Justice announced this past Friday that it had charged four people, one of whom is a licensed physician, in an international telehealth fraud and kickback scheme. million in a case the DOJ described as one of the "largest healthcare fraud schemes in United States history. WHY IT MATTERS. " ON THE RECORD.

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18 Former NBA Players Indicted For Alleged $4 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On October 7, 2021, 18 former NBA players were charged in New York federal court for an alleged health insurance fraud scheme to rip off the league's benefit plan, according to an indictment filed in the Southern District [.] Indest III, J.D.,

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What Are THE 3 Major Things Addressed in the HIPAA Law?

HIPAA Journal

For example: Had the health insurance industry been allowed to continue operating as it did prior to HIPAA, tens of millions of Americans would be excluded from health plan benefits. Had the momentum to improve health care not been given a kickstart by HIPAA, subsequent health care initiatives may never have happened.

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Florida Healthcare Clinic Owners, Employees Sentenced for Roles in Multiple Fraud Schemes

Med-Net Compliance

A federal district judge in Miami sentenced the last of five defendants for his role in a healthcare fraud scheme operated out of a physical therapy clinic. According to evidence introduced in court, the billing fraud conspiracy resulted in more than $8 million in false claims being submitted to BCBS.

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Pharma Sales Rep Pleads Guilty to Healthcare Fraud and Criminal HIPAA Violations

HIPAA Journal

A pharmaceutical sales rep has pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit healthcare fraud and wrongfully disclosing and obtaining patients’ protected health information in an elaborate healthcare fraud scheme involving criminal HIPAA violations. Ritson identified the patients through the medical practice of Dr. Frank Alario.