Telemedicine Fraud Targeting Cancer Providers Through “Genetic Lab Testing” Schemes
In recent months, we’ve seen a serious focus by the Department of Justice on telemedicine fraud. This trend has allegedly funneled over a billion dollars to companies and persons participating in these schemes – with unsuspecting medical professionals getting looped in at no fault of their own. Officials say these schemes have far-reaching effects and are warning providers and patients to be careful when solicited by telemedicine services.
Telemedicine Fraud Targets Durable Medical Equipment Providers
Last month, we dove into the government’s crackdown on telemedicine fraud across the country. Officials are seeing an alarming trend of marketing companies and call centers trying to take advantage of the shift toward telemedicine to farm patient information and use Medicare providers to unknowingly engage in illegal kickbacks and other fraudulent activities.
Department of Justice Cracking Down on Telemedicine Fraud
The U.S. Department of Justice is going to great lengths to take down telemedicine fraud. This has become a serious issue that the government wants to put a swift end to as more patients opt for the convenience of medical care and advice from the comfort of their own homes.