While 2022 may be months away, it is extremely important that individuals looking to qualify for Medicaid or currently covered by Medicaid are aware of the new Medicaid Look Back Period several months in advance. The new Look Back Period was first scheduled to take
Health care fraud is a serious crime with costly consequences. It can be committed by medical providers, patients, and others who intentionally deceive the health care system to receive unlawful benefits and payments. It affects everyone and has extremely detrimental impacts on society, from raising
When our health is at its most vulnerable, we turn to our physicians to aid us in recovery. As patients, we place an enormous amount of trust into our physicians’ hands. We rely on their judgment and medical training to determine what course of action
If the HRA Bureau of Fraud Investigation has sent you or a family member a letter regarding Medicaid fraud, be sure to address such information with precaution. It is important to not ignore such letters, considering criminal and civil charges may arise from doing so.
Medicaid fraud costs amount to millions of dollars each year, channeling valuable funds away from legitimate health care services to those who are truly in need. In 2014, 107 healthcare providers were arrested in several cities and charged with stealing about $452 million in funds.