Medicare Fraud: A Son Blows the Whistle on Dad’s Company

Within the gigantic Medicare system lurk plenty of fraudsters. They falsify or inflate claims and hope they slip through the billing and documentation cracks. At the same time, federal prosecutors try to sniff out such deception. And occasionally they get a little help from inside. Earlier this month, the U.S. Justice Department closed such a case […]

‘Professional’ Medicare beneficiary turned patient recruiter sentenced to federal prison

Robert Glenn Baker, 57, of Houston, has been sentenced for conspiracy to violate the anti-kickback statute, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced. Baker pleaded guilty to the charge on Aug. 15, 2012. U.S. District Judge Sim Lake took into consideration Baker’s cooperation with law enforcement agencies and handed him a sentence of 18 months in federal […]

Medicare Urges Seniors to Join the Fight Against Fraud

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 6, 2013.  In mailboxes across the country, people with Medicare will soon see a redesigned statement of their claims for services and benefits that will help them better spot potential fraud, waste and abuse. These newly redesigned Medicare Summary Notices are just one more way the Obama Administration is making the elimination of […]