In a move reminiscent of prohibition era crime fighter Eliot Ness, the U.S. Department of Justice recently announced a coordinated enforcement action against 345 alleged healthcare criminals, including over 100 physicians and other licensed (for now) healthcare professionals, in 51 judicial districts.
Ride along with Mark while he discusses the story of a physician charged in an $681 million fraudulent billing scheme.
Of the various claims made, that lawsuit resulted in a $500,000 plus settlement by Sac Cardio and a $30 million plus settlement by Sutter in regard to their relationship.
Take a ride with Mark as he discusses the latest compound medicine kickback scheme to result in prison time.
Collectively the Tenet controlled entities will pay $60.86 million to the United States, $5 million to the State of Oklahoma, and $206,000 to the State of Texas.
You’d have to be high to think you could get away with it.
HIPAA fines aren't just given for breaches of HIPAA policy but for potential violations as well.
What do you get when you cross a compliance officer with a whistleblower?