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Former Medical Director Speaks Out About Medicare Fraud

...hy has been an easy target from its inception, but now the stakes are too high and the need too great to allow criminals and unscrupulous suppliers to bilk the system. Better coordination between CMS and the FDA will also enhance Medicare's ability to stop paying for products the FDA deems to be unsafe an...

Miami Physician Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for $11 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

... to St. Jude. "This is a case in which a physician provided unneeded medical services in the form of infusions to actual 'patients' simply to bilk Medicare and make a fast buck," said Acting Assistant Attorney General Matthew Friedrich. "This sentence should send a clear message that health care...

Home Medical Equipment Providers Are Appalled by 'Dead-Doctor' Scam, Strongly Support Anti-Fraud Efforts to Protect Medicare System

...ers are just as appalled as lawmakers and Medicare officials at the revelations that scam artists used identification numbers from deceased doctors to bilk millions of dollars from the Medicare system. The medical equipment providers and manufacturers represented by the American Association for Homecare s...

Anorexia Patients Sue Dallas' Presbyterian Hospital

...ant to note that this is not a case about patient care', Rose adds. 'This is about how the hospital and its doctors set up a scheme so that they could bilk these women and their insurance companies.' Also representing the plaintiffs in the case is Lynda Lee Weaver of Dallas' The Law Office of Lynd...
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FDA Announces Results of Investigation Into Illegal Promotion of OxyContin by The Purdue Frederick Company, Inc.

...tory Affairs. “We will continue to do all we can to protect the public against drug companies and their representatives who are not truthful and bilk consumers of precious health care dollars.” To resolve the criminal charges, Purdue pled guilty to a felony count of misbranding a drug with i...
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WARF challenges show need for patent reform

...r two: Completely exterminate so-called patent trolls. Patent trolls are patent litigation entrepreneurs who regularly use weaknesses in the system to bilk legitimate businesses out of millions of dollars. Many cases brought by trolls, such as the eBay patent litigation, other e-commerce patent disputes...
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