[ Monday, February 25, 2013 ]


Non-HIPAA HIPAA violation: a Detroit healthcare worker sold PHI of Medicare beneficiaries to home health care agencies, who falsely billed Medicare for services not provided.  Clarence Cooper pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, and faces up to 10 years in prison.  His part of the scheme cost the government about $1 million, but the whole scheme accounted for about $24,700,000.  Via BNA (subscription required.

Jeff [10:06 PM]

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