There is a new Health Care Fraud Strike Force focused on uncovering fraud, waste and abuse in West Virginia.
The January 18th Department of Justice press release announced the launching of the Mountaineer Health Care Fraud Strike Force. At their first gathering they discussed fraudulent billing patterns and identified new targets. They plan to engage providers and insurers to recognize and report health care fraud.
Avoid being caught off-guard — one pharmacy recently paid $196,929 for self-reporting an employee that should have been excluded from participation!
“A pharmacy without the compliance program does not have their bases covered and required work finished. I can sleep at night knowing this program keeps me protected and on task.”