Doctor Arrested In Clearwater For Trafficking NarcoticsNarcotics Detectives arrested a doctor in Clearwater for fraudulent prescriptions being written and sold.
Tampa Doctor And Staff Member Charged With Unlawful Distribution Of OpioidsUnited States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the return of an indictment charging Dr. Qing McGaha (55, Tampa) with conspiracy to commit unlawful distribution of controlled substances and unlawful distribution of controlled substances for no legitimate medical purpose and outside the usual course of professional practice, as well as monetary transactions in criminally derived property.
Sarasota Doctor Arrested For Prescription And Insurance FraudMichael Dattoli, 64, of Anna Maria, has been arrested and is facing multiple charges of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, criminal use of personal identification information, and false and fraudulent insurance claims. Dattoli was arrested by Sarasota Police officers on Thursday, December 16, 2021.
Tallahassee Doctor Sentenced For Committing Health Care Fraud Dr. Moses de-Graft Johnson, 47, a dual citizen of the United States and Ghana, was sentenced to seven years in federal prison, for committing health care fraud, conspiracy to commit health care fraud, and aggravated identity theft.
United States Filed Civil Lawsuit On Doctor For Allegedly Taking Kickback Payments In Return For Fraudulent Fentanyl Spray PrescriptionsThe United States has filed a civil lawsuit against Dr. Edward Lubin, a pain management doctor practicing in Tampa, alleging that he issued patients medically unnecessary prescriptions for Subsys, a fentanyl-based spray manufactured by Insys Therapeutics, Inc., and used to treat breakthrough cancer pain.
Florida Doctor Charged In $681M Substance Abuse Treatment Fraud SchemeA Palm Beach County, Florida doctor was arrested and charged with conspiring to commit health care fraud and wire fraud for his alleged participation in a massive years-long health care fraud scheme throughout Palm Beach County, billing for fraudulent tests and treatments for vulnerable patients seeking treatment for drug and/or alcohol addiction.
Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it's time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.
Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
How Do I Choose A Doctor?Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
Where Can I Get Care?Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
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