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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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Advize Health Featured in Law360 Article

Advize Health’s very own Eric Rubenstein has been featured in a recent Law360 article after participating in a series of discussions on healthcare fraud, waste, and abuse across the NY Metropolitan area this week. Rubenstein spoke candidly about his experience as an OIG Special Agent dealing with the fraud schemes associated with genetic testing and…

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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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The Legalities of Telemedicine: Licensing, Reimbursement, Liability & Other Issues

Advize Health’s Director of Litigation, FWA Support Eric Rubenstein will be joining fellow expert Margaret J. Davino (Fox Rothschild LLP) in a breakfast program dedicated to exploring the many legalities of telemedicine and telehealth. As telehealth expands to (among other uses) ambulatory settings, EDs and psychiatry, unique legal concerns must be addressed, including providing services…

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Fraud Spotlight: Medicare Beneficiaries

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. Several weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about a case that I…

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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: 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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