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Frank Margulis: Don't make my mistakes

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09/30/2010

Like most HME providers, Frank Margulis thought he understood the rules. Then he was charged with obstructing a Medicare audit. In 2005, he was sentenced to five months in a federal prison camp and five months of house arrest. Now a free man, Margulis will share his story during his Medtrade session, "Avoiding Legal Landmines: Lessons Learned the Hard Way."

Risk management: Lawyer up

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06/22/2010

Q. I've been indicted on Medicare fraud. What now?

In brief

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05/24/2010

In its Mobility Matters bulletin to lawmakers in April, AAHomecare blasts Medicare for not only denying a mobility claim for a double amputee but also targeting him for a neglect investigation.

60 Minutes shines bright light on Medicare's '$60 Billion Fraud' and guess what, the DME industry is not to blame

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Monday, October 26, 2009

The news magazine “60 Minutes” tackled Medicare fraud and abuse in its lead story last night (“The $60 Billion Fraud”), and reporter Steve Kroft placed the blame squarely where it belongs: on Medicare.

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