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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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New Jersey Man, Keasam Johnson Admits Conspiracy to Commit Healthcare Fraud

An Essex County, New Jersey, man today admitted his role in a conspiracy to submit false and fraudulent insurance claims for out-of-network chiropractic services that were never performed, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Chief Operator of MetroHealth Hospital, Edward Hills sentenced to 15 years for defrauding the hospital

The former Chief Operating Officer of MetroHealth Hospital System was sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud the hospital and others through a series of bribes More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 12th, 2019
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Health Care Facility Owner, Philip Esformes Convicted for Role in Largest Health Care Fraud Scheme

A federal jury found a South Florida health care facility owner guilty today for his role in the largest health care fraud scheme ever charged by the Justice Department, involving over $1.3 billion in fraudulent More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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Mississippi Man, Glenn Beach Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud, Money Laundering and Tax Evasion

A Hattiesburg, Mississippi man pleaded guilty today for his role in a $200 million compounding pharmacy scheme to defraud health care benefit programs, including TRICARE, which is the program that covers U.S. military More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 29th, 2019
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Bernie Sanders will no longer support changes to Obamacare, ‘get rid of the insurance companies’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is again seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, and has reiterated his call for the elimination of private health insurance companies and calls for moving to a single-payer, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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DOJ sides with court finding Obamacare mandate unconstitutional

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday announced that it is siding with a district court ruling that found the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. The DOJ previously argued in court that the law’s pre-existing More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacks Senate vote on Green New Deal, warns we’ll ‘drink oil in 30 years when all our water is poisoned’

McConnell’s plan got a scathing rebuke from the key author of the movement, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a co-sponsor of the Green New Deal and a progressive star in the Democratic Party. “The Senate More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Things You Should Know About Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a holistic treatment that uses natural plant extracts to enhance physical and emotional health by relieving stress, anxiety and depression. It is a therapeutic practice that aims to improve the body, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 24th, 2019
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RGV Man, Ivar Cantu Sentenced for Medicare Fraud Scheme

A former account representative for a toxicology testing company has been ordered to prison in connection with a scheme to defraud Medicare, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Ivar Cantu, 47, of Palmview, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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New London Psychiatrist, Bassam Awwa Pays 3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

United States Attorney John H. Durham, Special Agent in Charge Phillip Coyne of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, and Connecticut Attorney General William Tong today More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Health care executives, Shailesh Kothari and Timothy McMenamin sentenced for fraud

Shailesh (“Shue”) Kothari, the former owner and CEO of Primera Medical Group, Inc., and Timothy McMenamin, Primera’s former Chief Operating Officer have been sentenced for conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Prescription drug prices falling to 47 year low as generics rise, Amy Klobuchar wrong on talking points

The cost of prescription drugs are falling for the first time in 47 years. photo/ Andrea The government on Tuesday said prescription prices sank 1% in February, marking the biggest one-month decline ever. The cost More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Ohio court allows blocking tax money to Planned Parenthood

The full Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a prior ruling by a three-judge panel and has upheld the constitutionality of an Ohio law that blocks nearly $1.5 million that Planned Parenthood received from More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Top 5 Benefits of Videoconferencing in the Health Care Industry

Each day, technology creates a way for industries to improve and innovate their ways, and in the medical industry, videoconferencing technology, in particular, has changed the way health care is being delivered—and More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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House of Democrats lose faith in Mueller probe, launch their own investigation

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler on Monday announced an investigation into President Trump’s campaign, businesses, transition and administration, a probe that would lay the groundwork for Democrats to More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Florida Company Owner and Co Conspirator Sentenced for Health Care Fraud Scheme

A home health services company owner and a co-conspirator, both Miami, Florida residents, were sentenced to prison today for their roles in a $8.6 million health care fraud scheme. Assistant Attorney General Brian More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Three South Florida Residents Arrested on Federal Healthcare Fraud Charges

Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office and Shimon R. Richmond, Special Agent More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Las Vegas Woman, Lorraine Riddiough Sentenced for Small Business Grant Schemes

A Las Vegas woman was sentenced yesterday to 34 months in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $13.9 million in restitution to victims in connection with a series of grant fraud schemes, announced U.S. Attorney More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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Stuart Physician, Sheetal Kumar Convicted of 23 Counts of Health Care Fraud

On February 15, 2019, a doctor who previously worked in Stuart, Florida, was convicted by a federal jury of committing repeated acts of health care fraud. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Bernie Sanders repeats Obama ‘You’ll get to keep your doctor’ in push for Medicare For All

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is pushing the lie that has been attached to former President Obama and Obamacare: You get to keep your doctor. photo/ donkeyhotey While Sanders More...


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