Tag Archives: Medicare

About Medicare, Medicaid, Regulatory

The United States spends about $2.6 trillion annually on health care (17.5 percent of GDP) and with the reform initiatives under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the number of Americans covered and the amount spent will grow dramatically, potentially leading to even greater fraud, waste and abuse in the system. In 2013, the U.S. Department…
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Deficient Services Finding Can Be a Basis for a False Claims Suit

Deficient Services Finding Can Be A Basis For A False Claims Suit In United States v. Houser and Houser, a 2011 federal criminal court case from Northern Georgia, the United States levied criminal false claim indictments against the Housers for billing for nursing home services that the government claimed were so “deficient” that to bill them constituted…
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