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Dallas Morning News Delves into Area Home Health Fraud

Dallas has recently become the focus of state and federal attention to Medicare health care fraud as one of the cities among all in the U.S. where home health fraud is most rampant.  The Dallas Morning News delves into the issue in an article this week, looking into the population among which fraud has been […]

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Missouri Home Health Provider Indicted on Bank Fraud Charges

A Missouri home health care owner/operator was indicted this week on fraud charges alleging she made fraudulent charges involving payment of a bank loan.  According to the Justice Department, Tina Kuehl of St. Louis was charged after obtaining a $305,000 property loan from Community Bank of Owensville, that resulted in foreclosure after several payments were […]

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Home Health Groups Applaud Latest Wave of CMS Moratoria

Both local and national home health care trade associations have voiced their approval of the recent announcement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that prevents the enrollment of new providers in the Medicare program for select cities.  Last week, CMS announced its temporary moratoria on the enrollment of new home health agencies. […]

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CMS Issues Second Wave of Home Health Moratoria

Following in the footsteps of its initial home health moratorium last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will now bar new agencies from enrolling in four additional U.S. metros.  CMS today announced a new temporary moratoria on the enrollment of home health agencies in Fort Lauderdale, Detroit, Dallas and Houston, as well […]

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Texas Home Health Operator Indicted on Medicare Fraud, Bank Structuring Charges

Despite federal efforts to curb Medicare fraud among home health operators, a home health agency owner and operator and director of nursing were arrested this week in Richmond, Texas for their alleged roles in a recent Medicare fraud scheme.  According to the Department of Justice, the participants conspired to structure bank withdrawals.  Stella Maduka, of […]

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