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Protect yourself - DO NOT respond to email requests for information about your Social Security account. Scammers are sending faked documents by email to convince victims to comply with their demands. The letters may use official letterhead and government “jargon” to...
The schemers falsely told patients they had only six months to live in a ploy to collect hospice payments. KEY TAKEAWAYS The Merida Group enrolled patients with long-term, incurable diseases into hospice care after falsely telling them that they had less than six...
Federal Law Enforcement Action Involving Fraudulent Genetic Testing Results in Charges Against 35 Individuals Responsible for Over $2.1 Billion in Losses in One of the Largest Health Care Fraud Schemes Ever Charged
Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 27, 2019 Elderly Patients Nationwide Lured into Criminal Scheme; Centers for Program Integrity & Medicare Services Takes Administrative Action against Providers that Submitted...
Sarah N. Lynch LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (Reuters) - The genetic-screening sales reps turn out at health fairs, houses of religion, parks and elder enclaves, offering seniors a chance to learn if they or their loved ones are at risk of developing cancer. All they need, the...
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