Medicare Fraud Crackdown in New Jersey Ensnaring More Patients and Ambulance Companies
The federal government’s four-month crackdown on ambulance companies that fraudulently bill Medicare to take patients to non-emergency dialysis, chemotherapy, and wound care is continuing to have a dual impact: reducing the number of ambulance carriers and confounding patients and their families. The New Jersey Department of Health this week reported that 11 ambulance providers have given up their licenses since the beginning of the year, although surviving operators say the actual number of shuttered businesses may be twice that or more. Read full article.
David Wingate is an elder law attorney, who practices in Frederick and Montgomery Counties, Maryland. The elder law practice consists of wills, trusts, powers of attorneys, asset protection and Medicaid.