Medical Fraud

Why Hackers Now Prefer Your Medical Records to Credit Card Information

Posted: September 24, 2014 at 12:01 pm   /   Consumer News, Data & Security Breaches, Medical Fraud

Hospitals’ low security measures make them prime targets for patient data theft, experts say. Your policy numbers, diagnostic codes and billing information could be up for grabs… Your medical information is worth 10 times more than your credit card number on the black market. Last month, the FBI warned healthcare providers to guard against cyber […]

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Lead Developer Of HPV Vaccines Comes Clean, Warns Parents & Young Girls It’s All A Giant Deadly Scam

Lead Developer Of HPV Vaccines Comes Clean About ‘Deadly Scam’

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 12:03 pm   /   Medical Fraud

This is a news story every parent and young woman will want to read – the lead developer of the ubiquitous HPV vaccine has publicly stated that the treatment is unnecessary and might even be harmful… Dr. Diane Harper was a leading expert responsible for the Phase II and Phase III safety and effectiveness studies […]

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Florida Supreme Court comments of medical insurance

Interesting Comment by Florida Supreme Court About Profits of Insurance Companies

Posted: March 13, 2014 at 10:25 am   /   Medical Fraud

In a case holding that limits/caps non-economic damages in wrongful death medical malpractice, the Florida Supreme Court commented that insurance companies are ripping off doctors. The court noted that between 2003 and 2010 there were four medmal insurance companies with an increase in their net income of more than 4300 percent. With that kind of […]

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Drugmakers Have Paid $8 Billion in Fraud Fines

Drugmakers Have Paid $8 Billion in Fraud Fines

Posted: March 5, 2012 at 4:46 pm   /   Consumer News, Medical Fraud

Well-known drug manufacturer Pfizer has been caught committing fraud and has been ordered to pay up… The nation’s largest drugmakers have paid at least $8 billion in fines for repeatedly defrauding Medicare and Medicaid over the past decade, but they remain in business with the federal government because they are often the sole suppliers of […]

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Provider Charged in St. Albans Elderly Care Fraud Scheme

Provider Charged in St. Albans Elderly Care Fraud Scheme

Posted: March 2, 2012 at 2:29 pm   /   Medical Fraud

Federal authorities say the owner of a St. Albans in-home elderly care provider hired employees with criminal backgrounds and falsified transportation claims as part of a fraud scheme that bilked about $2.2 million from Medicare and Medicaid. A Charleston grand jury released an 18-count indictment Wednesday charging Shida Jamie, the owner of Golden Heart In […]

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Undercover Grandma Catches Medicare Fraud on Tape

Undercover Grandma Catches Medicare Fraud on Tape

Posted: March 1, 2012 at 2:42 pm   /   Medical Fraud

Doctor in Texas signs off tens of thousands worth of unnecessary treatments. Little did they know the 82-year-old patient was an undercover associate of ABC News… In the wake of an ABC News undercover investigation, federal authorities in Texas are investigating how an active 82-year-old grandmother was diagnosed as homebound, with a range of ailments […]

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