Congressional Budget Office Analysis of HR971 Rejects Pharmacy Benefit Managers' Bogus Claim Bill Would Cost $29 Billion Over 5 Years
CBO Estimates Bill Allowing Pharmacies to Negotiate Collectively Would
Increase Costs by Only $727 million over Ten Years
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite pharmacy benefit
managers' (PBMs) claims that HR971, the bill allowing independent
pharmacies to collectively n...
NCPA Statement on Bogus PCMA Study About Cost to Fix Medicare Part D
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical
Care Management Association (PCMA) has released a study falsely claiming
that pending legislation requiring prompt payment of Medicare Part D
prescription drug claims will cost billions of dollars. PCMA represents 10
Chinese PLA Names Bogus Army Medical Bodies Selling Fake Drugs
China's armed forces health department today published a list of 16 bogus
military medical institutions advertising fake medicines as the government intensified efforts to crack down on drugs fraud.//
military institutions advertised fake drugs in newspapers, magazines and on web...
Beware Of Bogus Claims by HGH Spray Internet Marketers
'Consumer Fraud Alert' warn consumers on how to spot the misleading promotional methods that aim to legitimize bogus
spray and nutritional HGH products.//
Various spray and/or nutritional HGH (Human Growth Hormone) product manufacturers, distributors, or resellers are now flooding the Interne...
Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme
..., Pacheco and Milanes worked at Tendercare and M&P Group at the same time. Further, patients testified at trial that they would received cash and bogus
treatments from both clinics.
At sentencing, Milanes acknowledged that she was paid extra by Marrero to manipulate blood samples to justify the...
Court Slaps Former Officials of SEIU-UHW with Preliminary Injunction After Finding They 'Filched' and 'Sabotaged' Union Property in Effort to Create a New Union
...their plan to form a new union.
After being ousted from the union for, among other things, transferring $3 million in members' dues money to a bogus
non-profit organization for their own use, former SEIU-UHW President Sal Rosselli and other top union officials formed a new organization, the Nationa...
Jury Convicts Los Angeles Physician Assistant for Stealing Doctor's Identity and Defrauding Medicare in $7.7 Million Scheme
... prescription. Arakelyan admitted he then delivered a motorized wheelchair to the beneficiary and filed a fraudulent claim with Medicare based on the bogus
prescription that he purchased from Glenmountain.
At sentencing, scheduled for Nov. 12, 2009, Bradshaw faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in pr...
Push-ups 'I've got a Secret'
...e entire body all at once. I am not even going to brag that I can save you both time and money on gyms and exercise gadgets. Lets not talk about the bogus
claims, magic bullets and quick fixes the fitness industry and their "pitchmen" are handing us. I somehow sense you believe my secret is some new con...
Coast IRB Tells Congressional Committee Sting Operation Was Illegal, Unnecessarily Harmful
...de in drug sponsor submissions. The Committee asked GAO to pose as a legitimate clinical trial organization and induce Coast to authorize review of a bogus
trial. To cause Coast to believe the clinical trial organization legitimate, the GAO engaged in extensive mail and wire fraud. GAO falsified profess...
What Will Women Give Up for Skin Health?
...ults, results, results. At the end of the day, that's all that
matters. Women are fed up with products that don't work, that make empty
promises and bogus
claims. What counts are the active ingredients and their
concentrations," says Dr. Zein Obagi, board-certified dermatologist and
creator of ZO Skin H...
NameProtect and MasterCard unite to combat online fraud, phishing
... Phishing describes the act of an individual posing as an authority figure, usually a bank IT representative, in an e-mail that directs customers to a bogus
Web site to submit their financial data. NameProtect will relay its findings back to MasterCard in real time, which will then report illegal activitie...
Phishing and pharming: Is your personal identity being harvested?
...tly, scammers have stooped to new lows, taking advantage of tsunami victim relief efforts and families of soldiers killed in the Iraq war, by creating bogus
Web sites messages that appeared like legitimate organizations. In February, Harry Potter fans were warned by author J.K. Rowling to watch out for int...
Kanavas thinks personal ID theft bill will pass this year
...formation online. For example, phishing scams use e-mails to lure people to bogus
Web sites, the goal being to convince unwary Web surfers to type in their c...at right after the tsunami hit, the FBI contacted NameProtect to help track bogus
charity Web sites. Within weeks, NameProtect had reported 500 separate susp...
Searching for revenue streams
...ftware is given to consumers at no cost. As a result, the company decided it would not take outside investment so that it had no pressure to develop a bogus
model in hopes of satisfying the venture community.
The vast majority of companies, though, are embracing a different model: If we build it they w...