Tampa

  • Medicaid Fraud Leads to Prison for Assisted Living Owner

    … closure of Hilcrest Residential was not an isolated incident. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the facility had previously been investigated and cited for its unsanitary conditions. The state also found that residents’ medications were not properly controlled. Shortly after being cited and shut down, Ilfrenise Charlemagne settled the state charges…

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  • Radiology Centers & Illegal Practices – Whistleblower Award Post

    … and honest radiologists lose. Rose Radiology Centers Earlier this year, the U.S. Attorney in Tampa, Florida successfully prosecuted Rose Radiology Centers for violating the federal False Claims Act. Prosecutors say that Rose billed for medically unnecessary services. The company was also accused of not having a physician present for certain procedures…

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  • 2 Share $1.7 Million Award – Radiology Medicare Fraud

    … Medicare fraud is a huge problem nationally. According to the FBI, taxpayers lose tens of billions of dollars each because of fraud. Since Medicare, Tricare and Medicaid are paid with tax dollars, everyone in the country is hurt by these schemes. Radiology Medicare fraud is one of the larger and growing problem areas. Imaging and X-ray equipment…

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  • Part 1 OIG Medicare Fraud 2016 Work Plan – Whistleblowers Must Read

    … on the OIG’s radar doesn’t mean they aren’t interested. In our experience, prosecutors are interested in Medicare fraud wherever it may be located and however it may be occurring. We already know that some geographic areas are worse than others (Miami, Detroit, Houston, Chicago, Tampa, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Brooklyn, and Dallas). We also know…

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  • Fla. Lawyer Accused of Conflict of Interest, Legal Malpractice

    … a former client. But can there be a conflict of interest if a lawyer never even represented one of the parties? The answer may surprise you — Yes! And that is why Tampa attorney Barry Cohen is facing legal malpractice claims today. Ross Radiology’s Legal Malpractice Claim Against Barry Cohen Ross Radiology is a Florida based radiology practice…

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 37 readers -
  • Two Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Get $5 Million!

    … Regional Medical Center, Physicians Regional Medical Center, and Riley Hospital.) Three hospitals affiliated with BayCare Health System in Clearwater, Florida – $1.5 million. Two hospitals affiliated with Banner Health in Phoenix, Arizona – $2.685 million. In announcing the most recent settlements, Buffalo New York’s U.S. States Attorney said…

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  • Partition Actions in Florida

    … (the "Property") . . . . Plaintiff and Defendant shall both advance onehalf of the cost of the Appraisal. The parties shall engage [a named real estate sales person], a real estate agent . . . in Tampa, Florida, to list the Property for sale at the price specified in the Appraisal for a period up to and including June 30, 2014. The Parties may list…

    Florida Probate, Trust and Estate Blog- 12 readers -
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