TITLE

Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 91 Individuals for Millions in False Billing

PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition;10/10/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 46, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the involvement of several medical professionals in false billing in the U.S. It states that the U.S. Medicare Fraud Strike Force's operations have charged 91 professionals including doctors and nurses for their involvement in illegal billing. According to Eric Himpton Holder, Attorney General of the U.S., and Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, false billing involves fraud of approximately 429.2 million dollars.
ACCESSION #
82591365

 

Related Articles

  • Attorney General Holder and HHS Secretary Sebelius host second regional health care fraud prevention summit in Los Angeles.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;12/20/2010, p162 

    The article reports that U.S. Attorney General Eric Himpton Holder and U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius started a series of summits in Los Angeles to discuss innovative ways to eliminate fraud within the U.S. health care system. The summit also...

  • Tracking Washington.  // MondayMorning;10/ 1/2012, Vol. 20 Issue 37, p1 

    The article reports that there hospitals in the U.S. that may be using electronic records to defraud Medicare. It says that Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sibelius warned five hospital-related interest groups of signs of abuse of the Medicare...

  • Health care fraud prevention announcement.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;2/21/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article presents information on a press conference on the new Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program (HCFAC) Report hosted by Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Eric Holder, Attorney General of the U.S. in Washington D.C. on February 14,...

  • AHA to Federal Officials: Play Fair With the FCA.  // Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement;10/20/2010, Vol. 36 Issue 20, pp153 

    The article focuses on the letter by the American Hospital Association (AHA) to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. and Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the False Claims Act (FCA). The letter, which was issued in September 2010, states that AHA is...

  • New Affordable Care Act grants to help put patients in control of their health care.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;12/20/2010, p21 

    The article reports on the Consumer Assistance Grants program awards of about 30 million dollars announced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help states and territories put patients in charge of their health care. The HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says that, the...

  • $46 Mln in Grants to Help States Crack Down on Unreasonable Health Insurance Premium Hikes.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;12/20/2010, p164 

    The article reports that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced grant awards of 46 million dollars to 45 States and the District of Columbia. The grants build on U.S. President's work with States to implement the Affordable Care Act. The...

  • HHS taking steps to encourage speedier EHR adoption.  // Medical Economics;12/25/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 24, p32 

    The article reports that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is taking steps to encourage speedier electronic health records (EHR) adoption. As stated, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has extended the time physicians have to meet Stage 2 standards until 2014. It states that...

  • Depts of Justice and HHS Team up in Detroit to Crack Down on Health Care Fraud Attorney General Holder and Secretary Sebelius Host Fifth Regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit in Michigan.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/16/2011, p543 

    The article offers information on the 5th Regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit in Detroit, Michigan hosted by Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Federal, local partners, and other interested parties participated in the summit to discuss new ways to eliminate...

  • HHS Brings the HEAT.  // Journal of AHIMA;2009, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p14 

    The article reports on the announcement concerning the establishment of Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Actions Team (HEAT) to fight the Medicare fraud in the U.S. It states that the announcement was made by Attorney General Eric Holder in collaboration with Health and Human...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics