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Medicare Overpays Billions for Office Visits, Patient Evaluations

Medicare spent $6.7 billion too much for office visits and other patient evaluations in 2010, according to a new report from the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. But in its reply to the findings, … Continue reading

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First Call Ambulance Service Settles False Claims Act Allegations

False Claims Act will pay $500,000 to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, according to David Rivera, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee. The settlement resolves allegations by the United States and Tennessee that First … Continue reading

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