Massachusetts state officials have referred a dozen home health agencies to the attorney general's Medicaid Fraud Division calling for an investigation of potentially fraudulent billing practices, according to The Boston Globe.
Minnesota overpaid as much as $271 million over a five-month period on ineligible beneficiaries within the state's health insurance exchange program, according to a recently released audit.
A Dallas woman has been sentenced to 57 months in prison after using the Medicaid provider numbers of four different licensed counselors to submit fraudulent psychotherapy services.
A managed care organization that specializes in long term care in New York City has agreed to pay $47 million for enrolling ineligible beneficiaries in the plan, according to the New York Attorney General's Office.
A consultant that served as a Medicare biller for the now-defunct Greater Miami Behavioral Healthcare Center, Inc. pleaded guilty to her involvement in a $63 million fraud scheme.
Florida lawmakers delayed a vote on a Medicaid reimbursement bill after Attorney General Pam Bondi argued the legislation would disrupt the state's case against two medical labs and could have broad implications for fraud litigation in other states, according to WCGU Public Media.
While juggling a number of other scandals, newly sworn-in Louisiana state Sen. Troy Brown is now answering questions about his long history of Medicaid fraud investigations that have led to more than $90,000 in fines, according to WWLTV.com.
The nation's largest rehab provider, which specializes in caring for skilled nursing facility residents, will pay $125 million to settle claims the company provided medically unnecessary therapy services, according to the Department of Justice.
Responding to "longstanding concerns" about improper payments tied to durable medical equipment (DME), the federal government issued a finale rule Tuesday aimed at reducing fraud, waste and abuse within an industry known for questionable billing practices.
A multi-million dollar project between Michigan and Illinois has moved each state's Medicaid system to the cloud, which could offer better fraud detection mechanisms.