Navigation Links
Medicaid Fraud in New York Targeted by New House Report
Date:4/4/2013

w York*, a federal qui tam case filed by Levy Phillips & Konigsberg LLP (“LPK”).

In 2009, LPK whistleblower attorneys Alan J. Konigsberg and Theresa A. Vitello filed a lawsuit under the Federal False Claims Act based on the allegations made by whistleblower client Dr. Gabriel Feldman. According to the complaint, Dr. Feldman, a local medical director employed by a private company under contract with New York City’s Human Resource Administration (“HRA”), alleged that New York City’s HRA routinely and improperly authorized and reauthorized personal care services (“PCS”)** for thousands of Medicaid beneficiaries each year who did not meet the regulatory requirements for the services. The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York intervened in Dr. Feldman’s Medicaid fraud case, resulting in a $70 million recovery for the federal government in the end of 2011.

The House Report goes on to cite the following other lead contributors to the New York Medicaid problem:

? Overpayments to New York Developmental Centers, i.e. State-operated institutions that treat and house patients with developmental disabilities.
? Abuses of Medicaid Eligibility Rules in New York, i.e. so called “Medicaid estate planning”
? Excessive Salaries Paid to Executives of Medicaid-funded Organizations, i.e. in 2011 top executives at the Young Adult Institute, a nonprofit that runs group homes, used Medicaid money to lease luxury cars, pay tuition bills and living expenses for their children, and gave themselves generous compensation packages.

In an effort to correct New York’s Medicaid problems, the House Report recommends six specific actions that it says “should be taken immediately to reduce Medicaid fraud, waste, and abuse in New York’s program”:

? CMS or a qualified government watchdog agency should conduct a complete and indep
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Expanding Medicaid in Pennsylvania would increase federal revenue to the state, study finds
2. Antipsychotic Drug Use Rising for Kids on Medicaid, Study Finds
3. ACP, others oppose paying for fiscal cliff by halting Medicaid primary care fee increases
4. New analysis examines stakes for Medicaid in upcoming fiscal cliff negotiations on Capitol Hill
5. Assessing the cost of the Affordable Care Act and expanding Medicaid
6. Health Reform 2.0: Governors Pushing Back on Medicaid Expansion
7. Poorest Americans at risk if states opt out of Medicaid expansion
8. Expanding Medicaid to low-income adults leads to improved health, fewer deaths
9. Expanding Access to Medicaid Would Save Lives: Study
10. Many Medicaid Patients Skip Drugs That Could Prevent Heart Trouble
11. Feinstein Institute to Receive Grant from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to Improve Schizophrenia Treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... The report “TS-1 (Colorectal Cancer) – ... current treatment landscape, unmet needs, current pipeline and commercial ... anti-cancer drug which is typically used for treating colorectal ... for treating gastric cancer and pancreatic cancer. TS-1 is ... was first approved in 1999 in Japan for the ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... CA (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 The short ... was created in honor of a true 9/11 hero, ... two film festivals including the 24 hours of Nuremberg International ... in Bangladesh. , Actress, screenwriter and director Luciana ... produce this film together with her husband, Gregory Graham ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... updated its blog to provide professional shopping tips on wedding and ... LunaDress.co.uk come with big discounts, up to 80 percent off. , ... to be a most exciting memory and can show off a ... a wedding. On the updated fashion blog, ladies can now find ... day . , Going out with friends to a party is ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay ... of youth" drug that can delay the effects of aging ... suggests. Seniors received a significant boost to their immune ... pathway linked to aging and immune function, researchers with the ... a version of the drug rapamycin, improved the seniors, immune ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 25, 2014 Residents at ... recently showed their generous spirit by providing holiday ... County Parenting Network- Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program. , ... around the largest Christmas tree on the campus ... by residents of the Abernethy Village Association (AVA). ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:TS-1 Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:TS-1 Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 3Health News:LunaDress Provides Professional Tips On Shopping Wedding And Prom Dresses 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 3Health News:Retirement Community Residents Make Impact During Holiday Season 2
... HPRT1 lead to very specific self-destructive behavior. Boys with ... slam their arms into doorways and otherwise harm themselves. ... gene don,t behave differently than normal mice. Researchers at ... related to HPRT1, present in humans but not in ...
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- ... doesn,t improve detection of invasive breast cancer, new research suggests. ... will be called back for further testing, according to the ... National Cancer Institute . ,All in all, we found ...
... News) -- Greater breast density is associated with an ... traits, new research says. In the study, published ... Journal of the National Cancer Institute , researchers used ... with breast cancer and a control group of 1,794 ...
... Using human breast cancer cells and the protein that causes fireflies ... some breast cancer cells become resistant to the anticancer effects of ... "dimmer switches" that apparently control how a breast cancer gene responds ... July 7 by Human Molecular Genetics , the scientists show ...
... 27, 2011) Using computed tomography (CT), researchers have identified ... with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that are associated with ... are published online in the journal Radiology . ... of the lungs, and is a leading cause of death ...
... measurements in humans show that potentially harmful haloacetic acids ... minutes after exposure to chlorinated water where HAAs form ... in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology ... the urine of swimming pool workers. Mercedes Gallego ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Gene gives clues to self-injurious behavior in rare disorder 2Health News:Computer-Aided Mammography Doesn't Improve Breast Cancer Detection: Study 2Health News:Computer-Aided Mammography Doesn't Improve Breast Cancer Detection: Study 3Health News:Greater Breast Density May Raise Cancer Risk 2Health News:Johns Hopkins researchers discover how some breast cancers alter their sensitivity to estrogen 2Health News:CT shows changes in lungs associated with COPD flare-ups 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced today that the first patient ... Institute. KX2-361 (KX02), a dual src/pre-tubulin inhibitor, ... inhibitory activity against a broad panel of brain tumor ... (T98G), the most widely used chemotherapy for the treatment ... model, KX2-361 consistently clears brain tumors after 4 weeks ...
(Date:12/24/2014)...  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO ), ... announce Jennifer Hagerman , Pharm.D., AE-C, senior director ... as the president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association on ... place Feb. 28, 2015, at the MPA Annual Convention ... Center in Detroit, Michigan . Hagerman ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECTE ... permeation, continuous glucose monitoring and associated technologies, today ... been appointed Chief Executive Officer effective December 22, ... of experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical and ... Vice President, Business Development, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals as well as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kinex Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Dosed with KX2-361 in a Phase 1 Clinical Study 2Kinex Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Dosed with KX2-361 in a Phase 1 Clinical Study 3Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 2Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 3Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 3
... 2011 SCOLR Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: SCLR) today announced that ... over-the counter (OTC) market beginning January 13, 2011 under the ... quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board and OTCQB™ Market on ... NYSE Amex Exchange at the close of business on January ...
... remote instrument support has expanded to include the Ventana ... is the leading innovator in the application of remote ... on the SYMPHONY H&E slide stainer. VMSI is now ... integration of the SYMPHONY and BenchMark platforms. For customers, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Common Stock to Begin Trading on OTC Bulletin Board and OTCQB Stock Market on January 13, 2011 2CareGiver, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. Remote Instrument Support, Has Expanded to Include the Ventana BenchMark ULTRA Automated Stainer 2CareGiver, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. Remote Instrument Support, Has Expanded to Include the Ventana BenchMark ULTRA Automated Stainer 3
... Amvex offers a complete line of flowmeters, available ... are all available in a variety of calibrations to ... dials specific to the gas in use, the Amvex ... colors replace the U with I. For Power Take-Off ...
0-3.5 LPM Oxygen Flowmeter with Chemetronmale inlet...
0-15 LPM Oxygen Flowmeter with Chemetron male inlet...
(1/4-15 LPM). 50 psi back inlet, wall mounted, 1/8" NPT female....
Medicine Products: