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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. ...


Pa. ambulance co. founder jailed for Medicare fraud

- 11/06/2014

By John George The Philadelphia Business Journal PHILADELPHIA — Another Philadelphia ambulance company executive received a prison sentence this week as the federal government continues ...


New manager accuses Mich. EMS of overbilling

- 11/06/2014

By Michelle Merlin The Record-Eagle TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.— Elk Rapids Township's emergency medical crews wrongly transported patients in an Advanced Life Support ambulance without ...


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 ...


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