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8 therapists arrested in New York for billing fraud

4 weeks ago in Medical Billing Fraud

By aaron katersky

Oct 4, 2018, 3:04 PM ET

Eight therapists, two of whom were also public school teachers, were arrested Thursday on federal charges of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars by billing for services for developmentally disabled children that never happened.

In some instances the therapists forged the names of the children’s guardians or parents on documentation, federal prosecutors said.

Other times the defendants falsely claimed to have provided therapy sessions when the defenda…

4 doctors among 20 charged in massive fraud schem

4 weeks ago in Medical Billing Fraud

New York(WABC) Four New York City doctors are among more than 35 people charged in a massive health care fraud scheme that allegedly scammed Medicaid and Medicare and other publicly funded insurance providers. The 878 count indictments covers 3 years of these alleged frauds and included business all across Brooklyn and the greater New York City area. The NY DA said that this whole operation was sophisticated and included office staff, recruiters, managers, billers, money launderers and more. Th…

California neurosurgeon charged with medical billing fraud

3 months ago in Medical Billing Fraud

Neurosurgeon, Laura Anderson, MD, was charged with medical billing fraud after submitting more than $500,000 in fraudulent insurance claims to the California Compensation Insurance Fund between 2013 and 2018. A Fox report states that she changed the billing codes for X-Ray and tele consults to codes that paid out a higher reimbursement. She has been arrested and out on bail.