CA - Medical Office Employees Charged With Submitting False Claims
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Three employees of a Southern California medical office were arrested Wednesday on accusations that they submitted fraudulent claims to an insurer for treatment that they claimed they received from their employer, the California Department of Insurance said.
The insurer, which was not identified, paid $540,311 out of $4 million in false claims sub...
OH - Double-Dipping Receptionist Sentenced to Five Years' Probation
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A Bellefontaine woman who worked as a receptionist while claiming to be disabled owes the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation nearly $19,000 following her conviction last month on a felony workers’ compensation fraud charge.
A Franklin County judge on Jan. 16 ordered Dawn M. Hattery, 50, to reimburse BWC $17,937 and pay $1,000 in i...
AK - Report: Chiropractor Appointed to WCB Charged With Assault
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A chiropractor appointed to the Alaska Workers’ Compensation Board last month is facing multiple felony assault charges, according to a report by the Anchorage Daily News.
Christopher Twiford, 45, was arraigned Tuesday on three counts of assault and possession of a weapon while intoxicated.
Charges stem from a report filed by a physician in...
FL - Three-Member Panel Meeting Canceled
A meeting of the Three-Member Panel that recommends changes to Florida's workers' compensation medical fee schedules and reimbursement policies has been canceled, the Division of Workers' Compensation announced Friday.
The panel was set to meet Monday to discuss reports from the division on fee schedules, reimbursement manuals and...