Tag: Health care fraud

December 17, 2010

Federal Strike Forces Will Boost Medicare Fraud Enforcement

In October 2010, federal enforcers announced a plan to nearly triple the number of its Medicare fraud strike force units around the nation. In view of the magnitude of health care fraud, this plan is understandable, but the vast majority of providers, who comply with the law, will also see their compliance and other costs… Read More

September 3, 2010

Md. Case: An Issue of Medical Judgment or Criminal Fraud?

On September 1, 2010, John R. McLean, a former cardiologist based in Salisbury, Md., was indicted by a federal grand jury for health care fraud and for making false statements to Medicare and Medicaid. McLean is charged with performing operations to insert stents – devices to treat coronary disease – in the arteries of patients… Read More

July 23, 2010

Jeff Ifrah’s Interview for Washington Legal Foundation

Jeff Ifrah, author of this blog, was interviewed today for the Legal Pulse, an online publication of the Washington Legal Foundation. In the interview, Jeff discusses cooperation with the government, federal sentencing, health care fraud, and other current issues in white-collar crime. The interview can be found here.

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