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Commissioner found it unnecessary to certify "that respondent appeared to have acted in good faith" for the purposes indemnifying them for costs and expenses

Commissioner found it unnecessary to certify "that respondent appeared to have acted in good faith" for the purposes indemnifying them for costs and expensesAppeal of William King Moss III regarding a staff appointment, Decisions of the Commissioner of Education, Decision … Continue reading

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California Orthopedic Doctor Charged With State Insurance Fraud for Allegedly Providing Unnecessary and Excessive Medical Treatment for Ortho Patients

California county district attorney offices continue to prosecute health care providers for insurance fraud and workers' compensation insurance fraud. They are also using Indictments more often to put more pressure on the defense as a recent case demonstrates.On May 30, … Continue reading

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After Losing At Trial, Mississippi Physician Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison for Role in Prescribing Allegedly Medically Unnecessary Compounded Medications to Patients and for Falsifying Patient Records to Make it Appear He Had Examined Them Before Prescribing

Physicians who consider "telemedicine" or writing prescriptions to patients they have not physically seen or any other unusual arrangement for seeing patients and prescribing medications or supplies should consider a recent case. In this case, a 78 year old Mississippi physician, … Continue reading

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United States Resolves Civil Claims That Philadelphia Cardiologist Billed Medicare For Unnecessary Stent Procedures After Voluntary Self-Disclosure

Vidya Banka, M.D., a cardiologist and former director of Pennsylvania Hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab, has entered into a civil settlement agreement with the United States to resolve allegations that he improperly submitted Medicare claims for unnecessary cardiac stent procedures.  Here … Continue reading

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Breakdown in The State of California Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities’ handling Of Elder Abuse Causing Unnecessary Personal Injury

The State of California has chronicled multiple breakdowns in the state’s handling of elder abuse cases. There are thousand  of elder residents at senior care centers, including Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities across California that are beaten, sexually assaulted,  and neglected resulting … Continue reading

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