Home Health Care Medicaid & Medicare Fraud Convictions Continue

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Chicago Marketer Convicted of Illegally Pocketing Bribes in Exchange for Referring Elderly Patients to Skokie-Based Home Health Company CHICAGO — A federal judge today convicted a Chicago marketer of taking illegal payments … Continue reading

Obama Signs Roskam Medicaid/Medicare Fraud Bill

A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: President Obama Signs Roskam, Carney Medicare Fraud Provisions Into Law WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Congressman John Carney (D-DE) released the following statements after President Obama signed into law H.R. 2, … Continue reading

Medicare & Medicaid Fraud, Kickbacks Alleged by Chicago Psychiatrist

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: CHICAGO PSYCHIATRIST ALLEGEDLY SUBMITTED AT LEAST 190,000 FALSE CLAIMS TO MEDICARE AND MEDICAID; LAWSUIT ALLEGES KICKBACKS TO PRESCRIBE ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATION FOR NURSING HOME PATIENTS CHICAGO — A Chicago psychiatrist received illegal kickbacks … Continue reading

Feds Take on More Accused of Kickbacks of $300-$600 for Home Health Care Referrals

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: NINE DEFENDANTS, INCLUDING TWO OWNERS OF A HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY AND TWO PHYSICIANS, INDICTED FOR ALLEGEDLY PAYING AND RECEIVING KICKBACKS FOR MEDICARE PATIENT REFERRALS CHICAGO — Two owners of a home … Continue reading

Dee Beaubien (Ind.-Madigan) Attacks Medicaid Fraud in Latest Mailing Financed by Illinois Democrats

Monday another mailing from “Independent” Dee Beaubien arrived in 52nd State Rep. District mailboxes. It was again financed by House Speaker Mike Madigan’s Illinois Democratic Party. This oversized post card takes on Medicaid fraud, which has been at the 10% … Continue reading

Medicaid Reform: “Chainsaw Jack” Franks – No; Mike Tryon, Pam Altoff & Dan Duffy – Yes; Kent Gaffney – Absent

The State is in a fiscal pit brought on, I would argue, by far too many people not willing to vote, “No.” Perhaps someone other than I voted “No” more often in the Illinois General Assembly, but I doubt it. … Continue reading

Feds Go After Health Care Businesses for Medicare Kickbacks, Chiropractor from LITH Arrested

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FOURTEEN AREA DEFENDANTS CHARGED IN EIGHT SEPARATE FEDERAL HEALTH CARE FRAUD CASES CHICAGO – One Chicago area physician, two chiropractors, three nurses, a pharmacist, and several home health industry administrators and recruiters … Continue reading

Mike Tryon and Pam Althoff Meeting Voters at Crystal Lake City Hall – Part 2

State Senator Pam Althoff and State Representative Mike Tryon held a Town Hall meeting at the Crystal Lake City Hall Tuesday night. Yesterday McHenry County Blog ran Part 1. Tryon advocated a radical overhaul of Medicaid, pointing out to qualify … Continue reading

24-Hour Cardiologist to Pay $20 Million for Defrauding Medicare, Private Health Plans and Medicaid

Last night State Rep. Mike Tryon estimated the fraud in the Illinois Medicaid program at $5-$6 billion at his joint Town Hall Meeting with State. Sen. Pam Althoff. But this case is mainly about Medicare, the Federal medical program for … Continue reading

Corruption Not Limited to Government in Illinois

No wonder U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, the FBI and other searching out wrong-doing in Illinois don’t have enough staff to clean up Illinois government. Skim over the details of the health care and Medicare fraud below. TWO AREA PHYSICIANS AMONG … Continue reading