White House credits healthcare reform law for record fraud bust
- Fraud crack down in the United States. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/31/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7094, p1570
Focuses on an expanded Operation Restore Trust to prevent fraud and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid announced by US Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala.
- Attention all health care providers: Fraud can be hazardous to your health. Weinbaum, George // Westchester County Business Journal;2/26/96, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p15
Reports on President Bill Clinton's establishment of Operation Restore Trust, a task force for investigating incidents of Medicare and Medicaid fraud. Installation of fraud control units; Amount of fines and fraud recoveries made under the task force; Prospects of the task force's future...
- Meanwhile ... // Family Practice Management;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p25
Reports the issuance of a draft compliance-program guidelines by the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Health and Services intended to help medical practices avoid Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse.
- Agency proposes anti-fraud guidelines for U.S. drugmakers. // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/7/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 30, p27A
Reports on voluntary guidelines issued by the inspector general for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on ways in which drug manufacturers may avoid Medicare and Medicaid fraud. Development of written billing procedures; Creation of codes of ethics; Examination of whether...
- Authorities Crack Down On Home Care Fraudsters. // Eli's Home Care Week;2011, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p147
The article focuses on the Medicaid and Medicare fraud-fighting campaign by U.S. authorities which has convicted several fraudsters in Texas and Minnesota in 2011. It states that in Houston, Texas, Family Healthcare Group registered nurse Adelma Casas Sevilla pled guilty to conspiracy in health...
- Clinton unveils strict fraud-and-abuse legislation. Asplund, Jon // AHA News;03/31/97, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p1
Reports on the unveiling of a package of regulations and penalties to fight Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse, dubbed as the Medicare/Medicaid Anti-Waste, Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act of 1997. Reaction of the American Hospital Association (AHA) to the legislation; Implications of the...
- Fraud and abuse. Conlan, Michael F. // Drug Topics;9/18/95, Vol. 139 Issue 18, p29
Reports on the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) opening of a satellite office in Miami, Florida, aimed at combating Medicaid and Medicare fraud and abuse.
- Toll-free hotline to fight Medicaid, Medicare fraud. // New York Amsterdam News;7/15/95, Vol. 86 Issue 28, p16
Reports that a national hotline has been established by the Department of Health and Human Services to report health care fraud involving Medicare and Medicaid programs. Partnership of federal and state agencies to crack down on Medicare fraud; States to be targeted for the anti-fraud project.
- CMS takes steps to fight fraud. // Hospice Management Advisor;Dec2008, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p140
The article discusses the enhanced efforts of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) against fraud. It notes that CMS consolidates its fraud detection efforts, strengthens its supervision of medical equipment suppliers and home health agencies, and launches national recovery audit...