Yet another scandal has surfaced in the healthcare system. Miami physician, Dr. Roberto Rodriguez, 54, was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison after admitting to fraudulently prescribing HIV therapy to Medicare patients who didn’t need or receive the treatment.
Archive for June, 2009
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Physician admitted to fraudulently prescribing HIV therapy for Medicare patients A Miami physician has been sentenced to eight years in prison after admitting he fraudulently prescribed HIV therapy for Medicare patients who didn’t need or get the treatment, costing the government program millions of dollars.
A Miami physician was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison after admitting he fraudulently prescribed HIV therapy for Medicare patients who didn’t need or get the treatment, costing the government program millions of dollars.
More than 1,000 Medicare patients were impacted by a decision by a health maintenance organization’s this month to end its affiliation with a local clinic, which has offices in Indian River and St. Lucie counties.
WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Miami physician Roberto Rodriguez, 54, was sentenced today to 97 months in prison for his role in a Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion services, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A.
Miami physician Roberto Rodriguez, 54, was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison and ordered to pay more than $9 million in restitution for his role in a Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion services.
The Ontario Health Coalition will celebrate medicare and the Best of Canada on Wednesday, Canada Day, with a news conference at 1 p.m. in front of the Sudbury Community Arena.[...]
MIAMI — FBI agents arrested eight Miami-Dade residents at their homes early Friday on charges of fraudulently billing Medicare for $22 million by charging for nurses to treat mostly homebound diabetic patients — many of whom didn’t have the disease or didn’t receive the services.
Researchers found that Part D in 2006 made statistically significant improvements in the health, access to medications, and financial hardships of previously uninsured beneficiaries.
Rising Financial Solutions Taps Director of Business Development for Medicare Set Aside Administration Offerings
Rising Financial Solutions, LLC, a medical-financial management company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Rising Medical Solutions, Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Hany Abdelsayed as the Director of Business Development for its Medicare Set Aside Administration services.
As soon as The Miami Herald posted the story last week of the most recent Medicare fraud bust, the ethnic mud-slinging began online.
Dr. Art Wineman watched as his 83-year-old patient coughed and coughed and then leaned her head against the exam room wall.
As the President unveils his plan to overhaul American’s health care system, some groups say Medicare dollars can be saved by simply taking advantage of services already available to Medicare patients. A recent study shows that Medicare patients who suffer from chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases actually saved…
Q My wife and I turn 65 this year and will sign up for Medicare. Will we still be able to use the money in our health savings account?