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In years past, the healthcare industry has seen audit outcomes resulting in multi-million dollar fines for noncompliant billing of drug testing procedures. In some instances, the findings were even more severe, with reports of exorbitant fines for fraudulent billing. On Oct. 19, 2015, news broke of the $256 million payment…
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Last week I was reading the Burlington (Vermont) Free Press (as I often do), and there, between a story about the Vermont City Marathon and an ad for the sale on Glen’s Maple Syrup was a headline that read “U.S. Attorney's Office of Vermont nabs its largest settlement.” That certainly…
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The recently filed federal whistleblower lawsuit alleging that tens of billions of dollars in improper payments were made to insurers by Medicare Advantage over the course of several years could be just the tip of the iceberg, according to the attorneys for the plaintiff in the case. The suit was…