Posts by Tony Stonem

Feds claim chiropractor brothers bilked patients out of $80M

$80 Million dollars out of one chiropractic practice. If that does not raise red flags. We are not sure what does. It certainly taints the chiropractic profession but can be found in other healthcare professions. This article comes to us via the New York Post by Kaja Whitehouse, “Feds claim chiropractor brothers bilked patients out…

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Keep an eye on your billing companies.

Keep an eye on your billing companies. If you use a billing company you will want to read this story coming out of Miami Florida. The Miami Herald originally ran this article, Their company did medical billing. Now, four of them are headed for federal prison by David J. Neal. This is a pretty sobering situation for…

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Wife of doctor accused of health care fraud arrested

At Patient Options we want you to be aware of everything that happens in your office. Even if it your practice a close knot family affair you need to always analyze what is happening so that you do not commit healthcare fraud of any kind. Patient Options will give you protection against six accusations… Time…

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healthcare fraud and the opioid crackdown

U.S. charges hundreds in healthcare fraud, opioid crackdown Nate Raymond (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday announced charges against 601 people including doctors for taking part in healthcare frauds that resulted in over $2 billion in losses and contributed to the nation’s opioid epidemic in some cases. The arrests came in dozens of…

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Most favored nations in healthcare

MFN

What is a most favored nations clause and why is it relevant to healthcare? Put simply it means that the insurer is getting the best price that the doctor is willing to give. How do many people violate this? Cash discounts. Lets look into the details straight from Evan Sznol’s Issue Brief: Most Favored Nation…

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