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Tag Archives: healthcare fraud

Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends, Fraud, Deception and False Claims

President’s Proposed Budget Increases Healthcare Fraud Enforcement Funding

Much of the discussion surrounding President Trump’s 2018 budget blueprint has focused on cuts, but one proposed budget increase shows the new administration is likely to continue focusing on healthcare fraud enforcement.  Among cuts of approximately 18% to the budget of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the president’s budget proposes $70 million… Continue Reading
Compliance, Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends

Thirteenth Individual Convicted in Medicare Psychiatric Treatment Fraud

On September 10, a Houston psychiatrist became the thirteenth individual convicted in relation to partial hospitalization program (PHP) services fraudulently billed to Medicare. The psychiatrist was convicted by a federal jury and is scheduled to be sentenced in December. The government has charged numerous individuals with causing Houston’s Riverside General Hospital to submit approximately $158… Continue Reading

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