Program to Investigate Medicare Home Health Fraud

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid is currently developing a program to determine how many Medicare fraud cases are taking place in home health agencies. According to Modern Healthcare, in 2014 Medicare home health expenditures totaled $16.6 billion. In the past four years, nearly $1 billion in improper Medicare payments and fraud has been linked back […]

Steps to Reduce Your Debt

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A New Year always means a fresh beginning or a chance to start anew. Maybe this fresh start is a resolution to get healthy or just a personal pledge to yourself to live a happy life. Whatever it is, did you contemplate making your resolution a pledge to get your finances in order? The Better Business […]

Wisconsin SMP: FAQs

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Are you new to this website? Or a returning reader? Either way, welcome, and thank you for your interest in fighting healthcare fraud and senior scams. No matter if you’re a first-time visitor or an old friend, here’s a bit of a refresher of what we do here at Wisconsin SMP.

Texas Chiropractor Owes $120K in Health Care Fraud Scheme

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A Texas chiropractor has been convicted of submitting false reimbursement claims to Medicare and Medicaid, and sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $120,000. Thirty-five-year-old Melva Mitchell of Fort Worth owned and operated Best Choice Chiropractic and Wellness Center. She was found guilty of making false […]