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The Basics of Medicare Fraud

Healthcare Fraud By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2018/11/16 at 06:58pm

Medicare is a federal “socialized” health insurance program that provides health insurance to seniors and disabled persons.  Recent estimates peg Medicare participation at over 58 million individuals overall, most of which who are seniors. Given the prominent role that the Medicare program plays in American healthcare, it’s no surprise that fraud is commonplace.  On an annual basis, billions of dollars are extracted from the system due to fraud — false billing and other instances of fraud — which hurts taxpayers and erodes trust in our healthcare institutions. Prosecutors are quite aggressive when it comes to litigating Medicare fraud cases, as […]

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