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Fraud Spotlight: Investigating BLS Transports

Retired OIG Special Agent and Advize’s Director of Litigation & FWA Support will be stepping in each week to examine current fraud trends from the lens of an investigator. Stay tuned for weekly insights, updates, and information on healthcare’s most expensive crimes. My blog on basic life support (BLS) ambulance transports triggered a lot of…

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Fraud Spotlight: The Role of Training & Education

Retired OIG Special Agent and Advize’s Director of Litigation & FWA Support will be stepping in each week to examine current fraud trends from the lens of an investigator. Stay tuned for weekly insights, updates, and information on healthcare’s most expensive crimes. Training and education.  We in the fraud, waste and abuse world just can’t…

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Fraud Spotlight: Emergency Transport Services

Retired OIG Special Agent and Advize’s Director of Litigation & FWA Support will be stepping in each week to examine current fraud trends from the lens of an investigator. Stay tuned for weekly insights, updates, and information on healthcare’s most expensive crimes. The Office of Evaluations and Inspections (OEI) at the OIG does some great…

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AAPC Local Chapter Meeting: Home Visit & Podiatry Fraud Schemes

Join Advize Health’s Director of Litigation, FWA Support in an interactive session on home visit and podiatry fraud schemes. This session, available to AAPC members local to the Manhattan NY chapter will have the opportunity to earn 2 AAPC approved CEUs with content delivered by a retired OIG Special Agent. The session will: Review the…

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Fraud Spotlight: What About the “Other” Guys?

Retired OIG Special Agent and Advize’s Director of Litigation & FWA Support will be stepping in each week to examine current fraud trends from the lens of an investigator. Stay tuned for weekly insights, updates, and information on healthcare’s most expensive crimes. As some of you who follow healthcare fraud have likely read, the CEO…

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Fraud Spotlight: Fraud Fighters Love Data

Retired OIG Special Agent and Advize’s Director of Litigation & FWA Support will be stepping in each week to examine current fraud trends from the lens of an investigator. Stay tuned for weekly insights, updates, and information on healthcare’s most expensive crimes. Recently, there has been an unbelievable amount of bandwidth spent discussing telemedicine as…

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Fraud Spotlight: Time-Based Fraud Schemes

Retired OIG Special Agent and Advize’s Director of Litigation & FWA Support will be stepping in each week to examine current fraud trends from the lens of an investigator. Stay tuned for weekly insights, updates, and information on healthcare’s most expensive crimes. The past few days, I have spent time speaking to industry and government…

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3 Common Healthcare Fraud Schemes

Scroll through any law enforcement or OIG newsroom, and you’ll quickly learn that healthcare fraud comes in many shapes and sizes. There is no one-size-fits-all fraud scheme adopted by those looking to exploit the system for a buck (or a few million). This is what makes healthcare fraud such a persistent problem. Fraud examiners, enforcement…

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Where CFEs Can Find CPEs

Congratulations! You sat for your Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) exam and passed! You’ve now got some shiny new letters after your name, and a LinkedIn profile to update. The only problem now – is keeping your credential! In order to maintain your CFE, you must complete 20 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits every…

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Fraud Spotlight: Self-Disclosure Protocol

Retired OIG Special Agent and Advize’s Director of Litigation & FWA Support will be stepping in each week to examine current fraud trends from the lens of an investigator. Stay tuned for weekly insights, updates, and information on healthcare’s most expensive crimes. I am surprised sometimes at the number of people in the healthcare field…

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