News tagged with medicare fraud

New Medicare fraud detection system saves $115 mil

A highly touted new system designed to stop fraudulent Medicare payments before they are paid has saved about $115 million and spurred more than 500 investigations since it was launched in 2011.

Dec 14, 2012
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Official: Doctor had recruiters in Medicare scheme

(AP) -- Years after Jacques Roy started filing paperwork that would have made his practice the busiest Medicare provider in the U.S., authorities say they've found most of his work was a lie.

Feb 29, 2012
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7 accused of $375M Medicare, Medicaid fraud

(AP) -- Years after Jacques Roy started filing paperwork that would have made his practice the busiest Medicare provider in the U.S., authorities say they've found most of his work was a lie.

Feb 29, 2012
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US charges 91 in wave of health fraud cases

US authorities have charged 91 people over some $295 million in alleged fraud schemes related to Medicare, the government-run health program for seniors, the Justice Department said.

Sep 08, 2011
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