The medical professionals are accused of submitting a total of $6 billion in bad claims for telehealth and substance abuse treatment, among other services. Also in the news: Clear View Behavioral Health in Colorado will lose its license; Anthem settles a cyberattack case; and hospitals are warned about Ryuk ransomware.
Feds Charge Hundreds Of Individuals In $6 Billion Healthcare Fraud
More than 340 individuals were charged with submitting $6 billion in fraudulent claims to federal healthcare programs and private insurers for telehealth consultations and substance abuse treatment, among other services, the Justice Department announced Wednesday, describing it as the largest healthcare fraud “takedown” in history. (Kacik, 9/30)
DOJ Charges Hundreds In Connection With $6B In Healthcare Fraud In Largest Takedown Ever
The Department of Justice charged 345 people across 51 federal districts in the largest healthcare fraud takedown in the agency’s history. DOJ said the charges were