Two Healthcare Organizations Caught Up in Medicare Fraud Schemes

Fraud in healthcare has run rampant in recent years, as evident by two incidents in which healthcare organizations billed insurance companies for things patients never received. In one incident, a New Jersey pharmacy admitted to conspiracies to defraud benefits providers, including Medicare and Medicaid, of $65 million for medications never provided to patients. In the other fraud scheme, Medicare patients were billed an estimated $2 billion [...]