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Health care fraud efforts ramped up under Obama

John O'Brien Jan. 6, 2017, 1:14pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A federal program that was implemented in 1997 and designed to target health care fraud took off under President Obama.

Company that submitted Medicare claims for the deceased claims it was targeted by CMS

Karen Kidd Jan. 3, 2017, 9:32am

WALTHAM, Mass. (Legal Newsline) – An appeal by health diagnostics company Alere to get Medicare billing privileges reinstated for a subsidiary diabetes unit, Arriva Medical, claims that the unit was targeted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to clear an administrative backlog, according to an Alere press release.

CMS file could help whistleblowers target skilled nursing facilities

Karen Kidd May 23, 2016, 12:13pm

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Potential whistleblowers now have a Public Use File full of data on Medicare claims and payments involving skilled nursing facilities to consider for future cases, attorneys in that field say.