"The healthcare bill Senate Republican leaders unveiled last week would increase the number of people in the U.S. without health coverage by 22 million and push up medical costs for millions of other poor and sick Americans, according to a new analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.Read more
Watch Megyn Kelly's piece on Florida's SUD treatment system, "The Florida Shuffle".
Appellant Sanjiv Goel, M.D., Inc.1 appeals from a judgment following a court trial on his quantum meruit claim for fees for emergency treatment rendered to four patients as an interventional cardiologist. The trial court found that the fees paid by Respondent Regal Medical Group, Inc. (Regal) for this treatment reflected the reasonable value of the services that Goel provided.
The sole issue presented on appeal is whether the trial court employed the correct legal standard in determining the reasonable value of Goel's services.
An alcohol and drug rehab home operator in Temecula has been charged with filing fraudulent insurance claims in connection with improper billing of insurance companies for services involving a loss of more than $231,000, according to a Riverside County District Attorney’s Office news release.
Self-titled “Rehab Mogul” Christopher Bathum will stand trial on charges of fraudulently billing companies $176 million, one of the largest criminal cases against an addiction facility in state history, a judge ruled Tuesday.
FRED SCHULTE, KAISER HEALTH NEWS- DOJ alleged that the insurer made patients appear sicker than they were to collect higher Medicare payments
Read the story of when Health Net set goals and paid bonuses based in part on how many individual policyholders were dropped, avoiding paying $35.5 million in medical expenses by rescinding about 1,600 policies between 2000 and 2006.Read more