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Wanted ex-EMS chief caught after 2-hour search

- 10/23/2014

By Patrick O’Neill Times Recorder ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Two hours after Belmont County law enforcement officials identified Brian Hatfield as a wanted man, the former Harrison Township ...


EMS agency bilked for $50K by emergency vehicle company owner

- 09/16/2014

EARLY, Texas — A Texas ambulance service was robbed of more than $50,000 when a business owner pocketed money intended for new trucks and equipment. Daniel Feemster, 32, of Stephenville ...


Medic indicted for stealing debit card from unconscious patient

- 09/11/2014

TRENTON, N.J. — A grand jury indicted a New Jersey paramedic on charges she stole a credit card from an unconscious patient she was treating at the scene of a car crash. Lori Wegner, ...


Former Tenn. EMS workers pocket $45K in ambulance fraud

- 08/29/2014

The husband and wife stole money and neglected bills bankrupting the company; they face charges for misconduct in public office, identity theft and fraud


Former Wis. EMS chiefs pocket $45K in ambulance fraud

- 08/29/2014

By Megan Dwyer Fox 6 News JEFFERSON COUNTY, Wis. — Two former members of the Sullivan Emergency Medical Service (EMS) are in hot water after Jefferson County investigators say they ...


Leader admits guilt in 9/11 disability fraud case

- 08/28/2014

The Associated Press NEW YORK — An accused ringleader of a sprawling disabilities fraud scheme admitted Wednesday he helped coach retired police officers and others to fake mental-health ...


Pa. woman gets 8 years in jail for Medicare fraud

- 07/29/2014

By Harold Brubaker The Philadelphia Inquirer HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. — Anna Mudrova, 41, of Huntingdon Valley, received an eight-year prison term for her role in a Medicare fraud involving ...


Feds crack down on Philly Medicare fraud

- 06/17/2014

The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — Federal prosecutors have been cracking down for the last three years on the ambulance fraud that has flourished in Philadelphia-area neighborhoods ...


EMS providers can't fix, but can combat Medicare fraud

- 06/12/2014

In a previous column, I talked about a release of Medicare reimbursement information that raised eyebrows about how ambulance services are compensated in our health care system. In another ...


Many N.J. ambulance companies allegedly gaming Medicare system

- 06/12/2014

NPR PATERSON, N.J. — To grasp Medicare's staggering bill for ambulance rides in New Jersey, just visit the busy parking lot of the DaVita St. Joseph's dialysis clinic in Paterson. More ...


Pa. man sentenced for ambulance fraud faces murder charges

- 06/06/2014

The New Jersey Herald PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who allegedly struck and killed a Philadelphia woman and her three young sons while drag racing has been sentenced to 27 months behind ...


Tenn. ambulance service to pay $500K for false Medicaid claims

- 05/30/2014

The Lebanon Democrat NASHVILLE, Tenn. — First Call Ambulance Service will pay $500,000 to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, according to David Rivera, U.S. attorney ...


W.Va. 911 center director charged with fraud

- 05/30/2014

The Register-Herald NICHOLAS COUNTY, W.Va. — The former Nicholas County 911 director was arrested Monday for alleged credit card fraud. According to a release from West Virginia State ...


Lax oversight leading to rise in Fire-EMS embezzlement

- 04/28/2014

By David Falchek The Citizens' Voice WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — With lax financial controls and scant oversight, volunteer fire companies in Pennsylvania operate in an environment that ...


Ohio rolls out ways to curb medical transportation fraud

- 04/27/2014

By Josh Sweigart Dayton Daily News DAYTON, Ohio — State officials are unleashing a slew of new efforts targeted at cracking down on medical transportation fraud, which the Affordable ...


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