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Miami Doc and Clinic Administrator Plead Guilty to Medicare Fraud 08/28/2008
State: FL | Segment: Fraud | 228 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
A Miami physician and the administrator of a South Florida medical clinic have pleaded guilty to federal charges they engaged in a $37 million Medicare fraud scheme involving non-existent or unnecessary infusions of HIV drugs.U.S. Attorney Alexander Acosta said Dr. Ronald Harris and Mare...Read More
 
 
Miami Doc and HIV Clinic Administrator Plead Guilty to Medicare Fraud 08/28/2008
State: FL | Segment: Fraud | 122 | 0
A Miami physician and the administrator of a South Florida medical clinic have pleaded guilty to federal charges they engaged in a $37 million Medicare fraud scheme involving non-existent or unnecessary infusions of HIV drugs.U.S. Attorney Alexander Acosta said Dr. Ronald Harris and Mare...Read More
 
 
Maryland Approves 5.4% Cut in Voluntary Loss Costs 08/28/2008
State: MD | Segment: Regulatory | 246 | 0
Maryland Insurance Commissioner Ralph Tyler approved a 5.4% decrease in voluntary loss costs effect Jan. 1, based upon recommendations by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI).The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) said the change affects workers' compensation ca...Read More
 
 
MarketScout Hosting EInsurance Symposium in Dallas Next Month 08/27/2008
State: TX | Segment: Events | 81 | 0
MarketScout will host 20 corporate chief executive officers and presidents in Dallas Sept. 15-17 at its eInsurance Symposium, which showcases new business strategies and innovations in the insurance industry.Presentations will be made from:     • ...Read More
 
 
Medical Board Panel Reaffirms Suspension of Doctor's License 08/26/2008
State: TX | Segment: Regulatory | 63 | 0
The Texas Medical Board announced Monday that a board panel has reaffirmed an earlier panel’s suspension of the license of Dr. Charles R. Massey Jr. of Fredericksburg, license number G5341, after determining that Massey’s continuation in the practice of medicine presents “a continu...Read More
 
 
Medical Costs on Agenda for Next Wis. Advisory Council Meeting 08/26/2008
State: WI | Segment: Regulatory | 150 | 0
The Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Advisory Council will discuss medical costs and the next agreed bill cycle during a meeting scheduled for Sept. 11.The council will meet starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Rodeway Inn South, 4916 E. Broadway, Madison.The agenda includes a dis...Read More
 
 
More Than $7 Million Recovered by DOI in First Half of Year 08/26/2008
State: CO | Segment: Regulatory | 95 | 0
The Colorado Division of Insurance reported Monday that it has recovered more than $7 million on behalf of consumers in the first six months of 2008.The DOI said the $7,092,149.51 recovered in the first half of 2008 is mostly in premium savings and recovered benefits. They in...Read More
 
 
MedRisk Appoints Clinical Services Director 08/26/2008
State: NA | Segment: Business | 295 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 11 min read
MedRisk on Monday announced the appointment of David W. Clifton Jr. to serve as director of clinical services.Clifton oversees and coordinates all clinical internal and external peer review activities and assists in product and network development, MedRisk said in a press release....Read More
 
 
Minn. High Court Rules On Conservator, Guardian Issues 08/25/2008
State: MN | Segment: Courts | 71 | 0 | Popular with Wcc
A carrier is obligated to pay costs pertaining to the court appointment of a new conservator for a severely injured worker, but does not have to pay for the costs associated with the conservator's ongoing work, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled.The state Supreme Court reinstated a wo...Read More
 
 
Marsh & McLennan Taps Former Adelphia Exec as CFO 08/22/2008
State: NA | Segment: People | 151 | 0
Marsh & McLennan Companies announced Thursday the appointment of Vanessa A. Wittman as executive vice president and chief financial officer.Wittman will report directly to MMC President/Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault. She joins MMC on Sept. 10, and will assume her CFO duti...Read More
 
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