Types of Medicare Fraud

Types of Medicare Fraud (4)

Users of hospice care programs should be on alert. Currently, the Office of Inspector General has sent out a fraud alert regarding hospice and nursing home fraud. The way Medicare is set up contributes to the number of fraud cases regarding hospice care systems. 

The federal government in the United States is the single largest buyer of pharmaceuticals in the world. The majority of the prescription drug expenditures made by the government represent program reimbursements for claims made by TRICARE, Medicare and Medicaid enrollees.