In the case U.S. v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC, GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor criminal charges. By pleading guilty, GSK is to pay $3 billion to settle the case that is now considered the largest case of healthcare fraud in U.S. history. The drugmaker ...Read the rest

In what is being called the largest Medicare fraud bust in U.S. history, charges have been brought against 107 individuals, including doctors, nurses, and other licensed medical professionals. The Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations swept seven cities across the country and involved approximately $452 million in ...Read the rest

Fraudsters  are now stealing the identity of doctors to defraud millions from Medicare, Medicaid and other insurance carriers.  The widespread use and distribution of physician identifier numbers makes it easy for thieves to steal the identity of doctors and bill insurers in the doctor’s name.  ...Read the rest

Wheelchair fraud is a growing concern not to be taken lightly. A patient recruiter for a medical equipment company was convicted by a Houston federal jury of healthcare fraud in a wheelchair fraud scheme. In this case, Medicare was billed for wheelchairs supposedly damaged in ...Read the rest