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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

NJ.com 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 ...


Ariz. medic indicted in work-shift fraud probe

- 12/19/2014

The Arizona Daily Star TUCSON, Ariz. — A Tucson Fire Department paramedic has been indicted on four felony counts alleging work-shift fraud, court records show. Herbert Oxnam was ...


Medicare to require approval for non-emergency transport

- 12/02/2014

By Lisa Gillespie Kaiser Health News PHILADELPHIA — Seniors living in three states will need prior approval from Medicare before they can get an ambulance to take them to cancer or ...


Calif. ambulance co. sues federal investigators

- 11/11/2014

By Alene Tchekmedyian The Glendale News-Press GLENDALE, Calif. — A Glendale-based ambulance company is claiming that its operators were targeted in a federal corruption investigation, ...


4 Pa. ambulance passengers charged with fraud

- 11/07/2014

By Harold Brubaker The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — After indicting nine Philadelphia-area ambulance company owners and their employees for Medicare fraud since 2011, the U.S. ...


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