5 Recent Stories on Healthcare Fraud

Below is a roundup of recent healthcare fraud stories that were reported in the last 30 days, beginning with the most recent.

1. Study: EHRs Do Not Lead to More Healthcare Fraud
A study found hospitals are not using electronic health records to increase the bills they are submitting to Medicare.

2. Detroit Physician Pleads Guilty to Role in $7M Medicare Fraud Scheme
Walayat Khan, MD, plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud in connection with his role in a $7 million Medicare fraud scheme

3. Will EHRs Lead to More Healthcare Fraud?
A report to Congress from HHS' Office of the Inspector General drew attention to the potential for electronic health records to make it easier for healthcare fraud to be committed.

4. Senior Citizens Responsible for $9.1M in Medicare, Medicaid Fraud Recoveries
A report found Senior Medicare Patrols are estimated to have contributed $9.1 million in Medicare and Medicaid recoveries over the last year through their work with CMS contractors.

5. Los Angeles Physician Charged in $33M Medicare Fraud Scheme
Robert A. Glazer, MD, was indicted for his involvement in a $33 million scheme to defraud Medicare.

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Anthem Blue Cross Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Fraudulent Enrollment Practices
Lawsuit Filed Over D.C. Health Exchange Tax

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