If you're available at 9p.m. tonight, CNBC is airing their 1-hour documentary on health care fraud. Senior correspondent Scott Cohn and others on CNBC's investigation crew joined a fraud strike team over a period of 6 months to get a firsthand experience of the fraud problem, and the new multi-agency, collaborative efforts and tactics being used the past 2 years since health … [Read more...] about CNBC Presents “Health Care Hustle” Tonight 4/9 at 9p.m.
We've received another report of a Medicare telephone scam this morning. Please alert your clients to never give out personal information, including their Medicare and bank account numbers, over the phone to someone they don't know. A woman in Chico called her local HICAP/Senior Medicare Patrol office to report a call from someone claiming to be “verifying Medicare … [Read more...] about Phone Scam Alert! Protect Your Identity
In a U.S. House of Representatives Hearing on Medicaid Fraud last week, the sub-committee heard from a victim of fraud who spent 7 years in a lawsuit against Maxim Healthcare. This man specifically mentions calling the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) fraud hot line in New Jersey. Although he eventually hired a private attorney, he and the attorney both acknowledge the good work of … [Read more...] about Congressional Hearing on Medicaid Fraud Acknowledges SMP