Medicare



Medicare Upcoding – Medical Billing Fraud

When a provider treats a Medicare patient, the provider must tell Medicare what services were provided so that Medicare can reimburse the doctor the correct amount. Certain services have higher reimbursement amounts than others –a… Read More


Phantom Medicare Billing

What is Phantom Billing? By Berger Montague Attorneys. Medicare fraud broadly refers to any individual, company or corporation who acts intentionally to steal money from the federal government. “Phantom billing” is a specific kind of Medicare… Read More


The Problem with Medicare Advantage

Medicare’s Private Option Is Gaining Popularity, and Critics. As more Americans sign up for Medicare Advantage, detractors worry that it’s helping private insurers more than patients. When Ed Stein signed up for Medicare eight years...

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Biggest Medicare Fraud Scheme in History

By Jay Weaver, The Miami Herald  One of the state’s wealthiest healthcare operators was arrested Friday at his Miami Beach waterfront estate on charges of orchestrating the nation’s biggest Medicare fraud scheme — $1 billion…. Read More