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What's the Strategy in the U.S. for Neovasc's Reducer?

6 months ago

Neovasc (Nasdaq: NVCN) is a medical device company primarily known for Reducer, which is a minimally invasive device that helps treat patients with refractory angina. The device has been approved in Europe

8 therapists arrested in New York for billing fraud

1 year 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…

California neurosurgeon charged with medical billing fraud

1 year 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.