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Mich. ambulance service allegedly billed $120K in false claims

- 10/22/2015

By John S. Hausman MLive MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. — The federal government's Medicare and Medicaid oversight office believes the White Lake Ambulance Authority submitted hundreds ...

Former EMS agency president defrauds company of $1.6M

- 09/30/2015

By Brittany Robins New York Daily News BELLMORE, N.Y. — A New Jersey man was arrested on Tuesday for defrauding a Long Island EMS company of $1.6 million, authorities said. Brad ...

Report: Medicare paid $30M for ambulance transports that never happened

- 09/29/2015

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Associated Press WASHINGTON — Medicare paid $30 million for ambulance rides for which no record exists that patients got medical care at their destination, ...

Ambulance company owner pleads guilty to fraud

- 09/23/2015

Associated Press McALLEN, Texas — The owner of a South Texas ambulance company faces up to 12 years in prison for scamming the government into paying for trips that were never made. Victor ...

2 EMTs indicted for stealing patient's credit card

- 08/24/2015

By Bill Grimes Effingham Daily News EFFINGHAM, Ill. — Two former employees of Effingham City-County Ambulance have been indicted by an Effingham County grand jury in connection with ...

NJ man charged again for using ambulance company for health care fraud

- 08/22/2015

By Tony Gicas Clifton Journal CLIFTON, N.J. — A 55-year-old City resident was charged this week with operating a lucrative ambulance company for sick, elderly and wheelchair-ridden ...

3 Calif. ambulance employees convicted in $2.4M Medicare fraud

- 08/20/2015

Daily Breeze GARDENA, Calif. — A federal jury convicted three employees of a Gardena-based ambulance company of participating in a $2.4 million Medicare fraud scheme, authorities announced ...

2 Conn. ambulance firms to pay $600,000 in insurance fraud settlement

- 05/15/2015

By Frank Juliano Connecticut Post STRATFORD, Conn. — Two local ambulance services under the same ownership and covering nearly all of Fairfield County, have agreed to pay nearly $600,000 ...

5 ambulance companies to pay $11.5M for Medicare kickback scheme

- 05/07/2015

SAN DIEGO — Five ambulance companies will have to collectively pay more than $11.5 million to the U.S. to resolve Medicare kickback allegations. The civil settlements include three Orange-County ...

Medicare fraud crackdown closes 11 NJ ambulance providers

- 04/13/2015 ROSELLE, N.J. — The federal government's four-month crackdown on ambulance companies that fraudulently bill Medicare to take patients to non-emergency dialysis, chemotherapy ...

Philly FD officials notify ambulance patients of identity theft

- 04/04/2015

By Aubrey Whelan The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — Billing information for at least 750 patients who used Philadelphia ambulances in 2012 was stolen by an employee of the company ...

Medics: Ex-chief charged with sex crime also committed Medicare fraud

- 02/10/2015

EMS providers say they were told to bill Medicare at highest rate possible by a former chief arrested for allegedly plotting to have sex with a teenage girl

Medics: Ex-chief charged with sex crime also committed Medicare fraud

- 02/10/2015

KIRO7 EVERETT, Wash. — An exclusive KIRO7 investigation has uncovered new information about David “Pete” Vier, the City of Everett Fire Department’s former Chief of ...

Ky. ambulance co. settles Medicare fraud case for $1M

- 01/28/2015

The Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — The U.S. Attorney's Office says an eastern Kentucky ambulance company has agreed to pay almost $1 million to settle a case over Medicare claims. The ...

Medic indicted for spiking pension will receive check

- 01/13/2015

By Darren DaRonco The Arizona Daily Star TUCSON, Ariz. — A former Tucson Fire paramedic who retired after his indictment on suspicion of work-shift fraud counts will receive his pension ...

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